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September 7, 1907

Medical News

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(10):858-862. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530100046013


Cleanse County Hospital.  —The San Francisco Board of Health has decided thoroughly to cleanse and disinfect the City and County Hospital, and to wage a war of extermination on the fleas and rats in the institution. The buildings will then be thoroughly cleansed and disinfected.

Plague Situation.  —From August 12 to 29, inclusive, nine cases of plague have been reported in San Francisco, with six deaths. Two of the patients were sailors from coasting vessels, while the other cases occurred in hospitals and other parts of the city. No new cases have since developed.

Hospital Notes.  —The new Siskiyou County Hospital at Yreka is to be erected immediately at a cost of $19,550 for the building alone. The structure will be two stories high and will contain 24 rooms.—Dr. Herbert P. Barton has been granted a permit for the Clara Barton

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