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June 2, 1923


JAMA. 1923;80(22):1628-1629. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02640490048022

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The Control of Infectious Diseases in New South Wales  The government of New South Wales has issued a new and elaborate series of regulations for the control of infectious diseases. Every "contact" or carrier must submit to medical examination at such time and place as a health officer, or a physician authorized in that behalf, directs. He may be placed under medical surveillance, or may be isolated and detained in isolation in his own home or in any place, if the health officer deems this necessary to prevent the spread of infection. Any person who has been informed in writing by the health officer that he is a carrier shall not take part in or be employed in any business connected with the manufacture, preparation, storage, handling or delivery of food or drugs for human consumption, or handle any vessel, receptacle, package, utensil, instrument or thing used in connection with

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