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March 23, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;70(12):861-868. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600120041020

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as RELATE TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, new HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, ETC.)


Reciprocal Relations.  —The Alabama State Board of Health reports that reciprocal relations have now been established with Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

Sanitary Work and Infectious Diseases.  —In the zone surrounding the camp at Anniston, March 6, five crews of men operating under the direction of the sanitary unit of the United States Public Health Service started to clean out streams and ditches, make fillings, and to carry out other measures for cleaning up and drying out the territory for the protection against mosquitoes. Sanitary measures are also being taken to prevent malaria in the industrial area in Lauderdale and Colbert counties where government industrial plants are under construction. Dr.

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