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June 28, 1941

Medical News

JAMA. 1941;116(26):2876-2878. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820260050014

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Plague Infection.—  Public Health Reports notes that plague infection has been proved by animal inoculation in a ground squirrel, Citellus beecheyi, submitted to the laboratory April 21 from a ranch 7 miles south and 5 miles west of Tehachapi, Kern County. Plague infection has been proved, by animal inoculation and cultures, in organs from two rats, Rattus norvegicus, taken from a garbage dump at the foot of Gertrude Avenue, Richmond, Contra Costa County, submitted to the laboratory of the state department of health on April 28, it is reported.

Residencies Available.—  Residencies in the specialties are available to qualified medical graduates at the Los Angeles County General Hospital and will be filled from an eligible list to be established on the basis of an unassembled open competitive civil service examination. Application to take the examination must be filed with the Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission by July 18.

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