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The general meeting of the German Commission for the Campaign Against Tuberculosis was held in Bad Kösen in May. In spite of the advantages that large cities offer to conventions, most congresses in Germany are now held in the smaller towns, for the reason that accommodations are procured more easily and more cheaply. There is less competition in the way of outside attractions; hence, a better attendance is secured at the scientific meetings. In recent years, the spas have become popular as meeting places for congresses. The visitors become acquainted with the equipment of the watering place, and this serves as an excellent advertisement. The scope of the tuberculosis congress did not measure up to the amplitude of last year's congress, which was the first to be held since the opening of the war; hence, many problems growing out of the war were discussed. At this year's congress,
BERLIN. JAMA. 1922;79(1):55. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640010059027
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