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March 22, 1924

Medical News

JAMA. 1924;82(12):978-983. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650380046020

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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.)

ALABAMA 

Malaria Control.  —Boligee, Greene County, is organizing an antimalaria campaign on which more than $30,000 will be expended. It is said that malaria prevails to such an extent in this community that the negroes are moving away from the plantations. There was a great loss of crops last year due to malaria among farmers. A swamp, 7 miles long near the town, will be drained.

State Medical Meeting.  —The program of the fifty-seventh annual session of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, April 15-18, at Montgomery, has been received. Dr. William W. Harper, Selma, will preside. Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, is secretary, succeeding the late Dr. Henry G. Perry. Drs. Bronson Crothers, Daniel Fiske Jones

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