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October 22, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(17):1441. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690170065025

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Women to Receive Doctorates  Two graduates of the Tokyo Women's Medical College are now working on their theses for doctorates in medical science at the Tokyo Imperial University. When they complete their work they will be the first two women with doctorates in medicine in this country. Very few Japanese women are admitted to government universities, and when they are admitted they are generally exceptional persons.

Quarantine Applied to Aviators  The quarantine regulations contained in the aviation laws, which took effect, June 1, were applied, September 1, for the first time, when a Russian airplane arrived at Tokyo. The regulations consist of twenty-four articles, and provide that all flying machines arriving from abroad, including those from Korea and Formosa, be inspected by the quarantine officers at certain depots in order to exclude plague, cholera, smallpox and other infectious diseases. The passengers and aviators must receive a health certificate before being

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