March 24, 1894

Prevention of Yellow Fever.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(12):437-438. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420910035009

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Augusta, Ga., Feb. 16, 1894.

Dr. J. McFadden Gaston, Atlanta,Ga.:

Dear Doctor:  —I have just read your "Open Letter upon the Prevention of Yellow Fever by Inoculation" in the January number of the Southern Medical Record, reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association, of January 6.If by this writing I can "hold up Moses' hand" I shall feel repaid, however unnecessary that aid may appear to one, who, in the strength of his resources, proclaims his ability and purpose to present "before the medical profession at an early day, facts in his possession confirmatory of all that has been alleged in favor of the results of inoculation against yellow fever, as practiced by Domingos Friere in Brazil."The subject is one of overwhelming importance as well as public interest. That your presentation of the data at hand will be acceptable, I need not assure you; the profession

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