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November 12, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;89(20):1697-1703. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690200049020

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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.)

CALIFORNIA 

Poliomyelitis Outbreak Diminishes.  — The outbreak of infantile paralysis which has prevailed in California since June is disappearing, according to the state department of public health. California is said to have been the first state visited this year by this disease. Between January 1 and September 1 there had been a total of 900 cases in California with 101 known deaths.

GEORGIA 

Society News.  —Dr. Miller T. Harrison read a paper before the Fulton County Medical Society, Atlanta, November 3, on "Suggestions for Prevention of Abdominal Wound Infections." A barbecue in honor of the society was given at the home of Dr. Elmore C. Thrash, Atlanta, November 5.—At the annual meeting of the Atlanta Dermatological Society, September 21,

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