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July 10, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;87(2):104-109. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680020032016

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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.)


Personal.  —Dr. Edward J. Godfrey, Jr., has been appointed city health officer of Waterbury.—Dr. Willard Soper, Saranac Lake, has been appointed municipal director of tuberculosis of New Haven.

Typhoid from Clams.  —The state department of health reports a recent outbreak of eight cases of typhoid fever in one family following the gift by a neighbor of some raw clams which had been dug up near the mouth of a large sewer. The clams are of the so-called bootleg variety, dug up by irresponsible persons, and were not from a certified area in the shellfish waters.

Dedication of Memorial.  —At the dedication of a memorial to Dr. William Beaumont at Lebanon, June 29, Russell H. Chittenden, Ph.D., emeritus professor

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