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February 16, 1907

Medical News

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(7):616-622. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520330058012

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Communicable Diseases  —Smallpox is reported from Bradford and Osceola township, Stark County.—The State Training School for Girls, Geneva, is reported to have 13 cases of scarlet fever.—For the second time this winter the public schools of Humboldt have been closed on account of scarlet fever.

Personal.  —Dr. Elmer M. Eckard, health commissioner of Peoria, has recovered after a long illness.—Dr. Henry Richings, Rockford, is seriously ill with inflammatory rheumatism. —Dr. Joseph De Silva has been appointed president, and Dr. J. W. Stewart, vice-president, of the Rock Island County Humane Society.—Dr. William C. Spannagel, East St. Louis. has been appointed deputy coroner, vice Dr. Henry G. Hertel, who left for San Antonio, Tex., February 1.—Dr. and Mrs. Noel R. Gordon, Springfield, have gone to San Antonio, Tex., for a month.

State Health Board Issues Circulars.  —During the last few weeks the State Board of Health has issued three circulars, which

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