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October 31, 1896

THE STATISTIC EVIDENCES OF THE VALUE OF VACCINATION TO THE HUMAN RACE, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND STATE MEDICINE AND DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, AUGUSTA, GA.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(18):956-958. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430960028001h
Abstract

Now to a circumstantial examination of the charge of transmission of syphilis by vaccination.

The medical literature of every civilized nation has been ransacked for the purpose of substantiating this charge. "The London Society for the Abolition of Compulsory Vaccination," ever active in seeking and disseminating all information detrimental to the cause of vaccination, has put together all cases of alleged vaccinal syphilis which its active investigators could hear of. Here is a copy of the original paper from that society, received by me in 1884.44

VACCINO SYPHILIS.  The following is list of authenticated and published cases45 of transmission of this one disease alone:Lancereaux has published the following cases of vaccino-syphilis:M. Briquet appropriately says: "A competent observer and a complete observation, reported with such details as render the statements capable of being checked by the reader, are ndispensable requisites for establishing the reality of an ordinary

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