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August 8, 1908

Second Leprosy Conference.

JAMA. 1908;LI(6):513. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540060063015

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NEW Orleans, July 27, 1908.

To the Editor:  —In 1897 medical men met in Berlin under the auspices of the German government to study the conditions of leprosy throughout the world. The success of that meeting and the results which followed it have led to another such meeting to be held in August, 1909, at Bergen, Norway, under the auspices of the Norwegian government. It is believed by those in charge of the preliminary program that many members of the profession who are not specialists in this disease would be glad to take part in such a conference as the one proposed, which will deal not only with the pathology, treatment and scientific investigation of the disease, but also with the questions of topography and sanitary measures as applied to leprosy. A list is desired of physicians interested in the question of leprosy in any way. A communication addressed to

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