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February 27, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;86(9):631-636. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670350041018

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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.)


Change of Date of Meeting.  —The Medical Association of the State of Alabama has changed the date of its next annual meeting at Mobile to April 27-30.


Smallpox at Los Angeles.  —According to newspaper reports, nine new cases of smallpox and one death were reported in Los Angeles, February 21, making the total for cases and deaths for February 255 and forty-nine, respectively.

New Los Angeles General Hospital.  —The $8,000,000 Los Angeles Hospital, on which work was recently started, will occupy about 36 acres of ground; the main hospital, for patients acutely ill, will be twelve stories high, and have a capacity of about 1,600 beds; the superintendent of the hospital is Dr. Neal N. Wood.


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