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—What is wanted in America, says the Lancet, is the establishment of some general principles of action rather than the intermittent and varying action of a number of separate States; and we entirely sympathize with the request which has gone forth from more than one State, that the general health defences of the country should be subject to some central organization.
As Others See Us.. JAMA. 1887;VIII(2):43. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391270015008
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