August 4, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(5):304-308. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460310038015

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A Bureau of American trained nurses has been established at 102 rue Vaugirard, Paris, under the direction of Mrs. W. H. Booth.

The Druggists and physicians of Hamburg, Germany, have appointed a committee of six members to devise measures to check the spread of quackery.

At the Centenary of the Royal College of Surgeons July 26, diplomas of honorary fellowship were presented to Drs. W. S. Halsted, Baltimore; W. W. Keen, Philadelphia; R. F. Weir, New York; J. Collins Warren, Boston; I. H. Cameron, Toronto; and Sir W. H. Hingston and T. G. Roddick, Montreal.

An order drafted by the marine-hospital service was promulgated by the President July 28, establishing a national quarantine against Cape Nome and Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on account of epidemic smallpox at these points. Supervising Surgeon-General Wyman has notified the surgeons at these places of this order and has directed its strict enforcement.

Dr. S. A.

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