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July 23, 1938

Medical News

JAMA. 1938;111(4):328-331. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790300038014

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Another Human Death from Rabies.—  While fishing recently, a man in Fresno County took a fancy to a stray dog and paid a boy to catch the dog for him. The boy and his father were bitten, also the dog's fancier. On the trip home the animal escaped and further history was not obtainable. No prophylactic treatment was received by any of those bitten. Pain developed in the hand of the dog fancier at the site of the bite, and by the next day he was ill. He was hospitalized May 8 and died the next day. The incubation period was sixty-eight days.

Annual Seminar on Physical Therapy.—  The sixth annual seminar of the Western section of the American Congress of Physical Therapy and the Pacific Physical Therapy Association was held in Los Angeles, June 9-10. The following, among others, spoke:Mr. Howard A. Carter, Secretary, Council on Physical

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