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September 10, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(11):743-746. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500110037014

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Medical Examiner.  —Dr. Chester Brown, Danbury, has been appointed medical examiner of Sherman, vice Dr. John N. Woodruff, Sherman, deceased.

Home and Abroad.  —Dr. Thomas H. Welden, first selectman of South Manchester, returned from Europe, August 22.—Dr. Anthony J. Hill, Torrington, sailed for Queenstown, August 25. —Drs. Edward M. McCabe and Stephen J. Maher, New Haven, sailed for Germany, September 1.

Infectious Morbidity.  —During July the State Board of Health received reports of 103 cases of measles in 26 localities; 65 of scarlet fever, in 22 localities; 5 of cerebrospinal fever, in 3 localities; 63 of diphtheria, in 25 localities; 31 of whooping cough in 9 localities; 61 of typhoid fever, in 26 localities, and 27 of consumption in 17 localities.

July Mortality.  —The total reported mortality for July was 1,405; 276 more than for the previous month, 9 less than for July, 1903, and 6 less than the

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