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February 18, 1928

Medical News

JAMA. 1928;90(7):550-555. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690340052024

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Health at San Diego.  —Telegraphic reports to the U. S. Department of Commerce, for the week ending February 4, from sixty-seven cities with a total population of about 29 million indicate that the highest mortality rate (21.4) was for San Diego, and that the mortality rate for the group of cities as a whole was 13.6. The mortality rate for San Diego for the corresponding week last year was 19, and for the group of cities, 14.

The d'Herelle Lectures.  —The date for the Lane medical lectures to he given at Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, by Dr. F. d'Herelle of Alexandria, Egypt, has been announced as the week beginning October 22, and his subjects as

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