December 21, 1907

Medical News

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(25):2092-2099. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530250044013

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Doctors' Building.  —A seven-story building is to be erected at Jackson and Thirteenth streets, Oakland, of concrete and brick construction, to cost $300,000. The six upper stories will be devoted exclusively to the use of physicians and dentists.

Communicable Diseases.  —Dr. Walter L. Teaby, Monterey, city physician and inspector of the State Board of Health, has issued a warning to the public of Monterey against the contraction and development of smallpox. Three cases have been reported; quarantine has been instituted, an isolation hospital established and vaccination of school children is required.— Smallpox is said to exist at Oroville and at You Bet, near Nevada City; three cases of smallpox are reported.—Diphtheria has appeared at Johnsville and Quincy.

The Plague.  —Up to December 9, 112 cases of bubonic plague had been reported, with 67 deaths. The San Francisco supervisors will probably adopt an ordinance, drafted by the Marine-Hospital Service officer

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