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February 1947

News and Comment

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Rochester, Minn.

Am J Dis Child. 1947;73(2):204-205. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1947.02020370068010

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THE FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PEDIATRICS  The Fifth International Congress of Pediatrics will meet in New York City at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, July 14 to July 17, 1947.July 14 has been set aside for registration, for the first plenary session of the Congress and for the viewing of the exhibits. The opening session of the Congress will be held Tuesday morning and will be followed immediately by the first of the scientific sessions of the Congress, which will continue through Thursday. A telephonic translation system will be installed that will do away with the loss of time of translation into the various languages and make possible the presentation and discussion of more topics.Dr. Rustin McIntosh of New York, chairman of the Program Committee, has consulted with the various national committees in arriving at the following outlines:

  • Major topics

    1. Diseases caused by filtrable viruses

    2. Chemotherapeutic

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