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September 8, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(10):630-637. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460360036012

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The University of Athens has founded a chair of hygiene and bacteriology, and appointed Dr. Savas, staff officer in the Greek army, to the place.

The number of persons who graduated last year in the learned professions was 16,448, and of these 5597 were graduates in medicine, 3065 in law, and 1673 in theology.

The Plague in Glasgow.  —The recent reports from Glasgow, up to September 5, show that an additional case of plague has been discovered, making a total of thirteen. Three doubtful cases are isolated and 103 are under suspicion and observation.

A Cuban Medical Journal.  —Dr. John Guitéras, formerly professor of pathology in the University of Pennsylvania, and who now holds a position in the teaching faculty of the University of Havana, has established a medical journal there, entitled Revista de Medicina Tropical.

Food of the Poor in the United States.  —As a result of the examination

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