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February 2, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XII(5):172-176. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400820028008

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Does the Yellow Fever Germ Disappear?—Alleged Malarial Complication of the Florida Epidemic —Gibier's Report to the New York Academy of Medicine—Unusual Methods of Acquiring Syphilis —Hospital Sunday Collections—Officers Elected.

Dr. Paul Gibier has just presented the report of his experimental researches in yellow fever, made recently in Florida, under the direction of the French Government, to the New York Academy of Medicine, and it is to be noticed that in this report he reasserts his claim to have discovered the microbe of the disease in the intestinal canal. The occasion was an interesting one at the Academy, and the paper was listened to with the closest attention, but, strange to say, there was not, with the exception of the President, Dr. A. Jacobi, a single pathologist of note present, and there was not a word of discussion upon it.

Dr. Gibier stated that when he reached

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