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October 1931

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Am J Dis Child. 1931;42(4_PART_I):890. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1931.01940160158017

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GENERAL  Committee on Infantile Paralysis for New York.—The president of the Medical Society of the State of New York has appointed a committee on infantile paralysis to cooperate with Dr. Thomas P. Farmer, Syracuse, chairman of the standing committee on public health, in devising means by which family physicians may aid in the control of the present epidemic. Members of the committee are Dr. Charles Hendee Smith, New York; Dr. Walter D. Ludlum, Brooklyn; Dr. John A. Card, Poughkeepsie; Dr. Henry L. K. Shaw, Albany; Dr. Wardner D. Ayer, Syracuse; Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, Rochester, and Dr. Clayton W. Greene, Buffalo. Dr. Thomas Parran, Jr., State Health Officer, reported on August 24 that the outbreak in the state outside New York City was increasing at a rate of about 50 cases a day. Up to August 29, 476 cases had been reported during the mouth.Michigan Appoints Advisory Commission to

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