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April 27, 1907

Medical News

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(17):1439-1445. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520430051013

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Epidemic Diseases.  —Three new cases of scarlet fever were discovered in Rockford, April 15, all on the West Side. The center of infection from which the cases originated has not yet been discovered.—An epidemic of measles is reported at the Soldiers Orphans' Home, Bloomington, where 45 cases and 4 deaths have occurred.

Personal.  —Dr. David C. Kretzer, after three years' duty with the Philippine constabulary, has resigned and returned to his home in Decatur.—Dr. Frank H. Gardner has been elected president; Dr. Henry S. Bennett, vice-president, and Thomas J. Lamping, secretary-treasurer, of the Moline City Hospital. —Dr. John W. Dryer, Aurora, while bicycling, was thrown to the pavement by a runaway horse and suffered severe cuts and contusions of the face and body.—Dr. Charles C. Ray-burn, Kewanee, has decided to go to the West for the benefit of his health.—Dr. John J. Rigg, Mount Pulaski, will leave in a

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