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March 6, 1926


JAMA. 1926;86(10):702-703. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670360042020

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Increase of Worm Infestation in Austria  During the last twenty or thirty years, there has been in Austria a distinct increase of affections due to intestinal parasites. Therefore, the Vienna Medizinisches Doktoren-Collegium recently gave a course of instruction on the subject. Drs. Neurath and Bauer delivered the lectures.

Incidence of Typhoid in Austria  An epidemic of typhoid in the vicinity of Vienna, though confined to three localities, gave rise to a considerable number of cases and caused public alarm before it was suppressed. From recent statistics published by Dr. Peller it may be observed that, in 1919, there were 3,944 cases of typhoid reported in Austria, resulting in 536 deaths; in Vienna alone there were 701 cases with 170 deaths. In 1920, there were 2,761 cases with 315 deaths; in Vienna, 478 cases with 109 deaths. In 1921, there was a marked increase in the incidence: 4,268 cases with 404

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