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April 30, 1927


JAMA. 1927;88(18):1431-1432. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680440065028

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Vaccination  During the year 1926, there were seventy-one physicians in the Canton de Vaud appointed as public vaccinators. These physicians made 3,906 vaccinations, with 3,834 positive results, twenty-nine negative results and forty-three unknown results. The proportion of successful results is therefore 99.25 per cent. If to these figures are added those of the university polyclinic of Lausanne (316 vaccinations with 315 positive results), there is a total of 4,222 vaccinations giving 4,149 positive results and forty-four unknown results, which gives a general average of 99.33 per cent positive results, one of the largest ever recorded. The vaccine used was made by the Swiss vaccine institute at Lausanne.

Results of Treatment with "Sanocrysin"  From a study of the treatment of tuberculosis with "Sanocrysin," Drs. R. Burnand and M. Gilbert of Leysin have reached provisionally the following conclusions: This product is not devoid of some action on tuberculous pulmonary lesions, but they

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