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August 27, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;89(9):697-702. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690090047019

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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.  —Governor Young has appointed all of the old members of the state board of health to the new state board of public health, under whose control is placed the new state department of public health.—Col. Harry X. Cline, Los Angeles, Medical Reserve Corps, has been ordered to active duty, September 1, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., for a course of instruction to continue until about October 15.

Infantile Paralysis Increases.  — During the week ending July 30, sixty-two cases of infantile paralysis were reported to the state department of public health, which is considered an unusually large number. Health officers have been advised to keep the public informed, as a disastrous outbreak may occur. The state department published

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