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August 12, 1911

Medical News

JAMA. 1911;LVII(7):569-575. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260080133018

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A New Case of Plague.  —A case of bubonic plague, said to have been transimtted by ground squirrels, is reported from Contra Costa Country. The patient, 7 years of age, is reported to have died July 26, after having been scratched and bitten by a ground squirrel.

Changes in Stanford Faculty.  —The following appointments have been made in the Medical Department of Lealnd Stanford Jr. University: Dr. Thomas Addis, Carnegie Research scholar, F.R.C.P., Edinburgh, assistant professor of medicine, to have charge of the work in clinical chemistry; Dr. James Eaves of Edinburgh and Guy's hospital, London, insructor in surgery, to have charge of surgical pathology; Drs. George Layman, W. H. Banks, William R. P. clark, Walter Schaller and W. H. P. Luttrell, assistants in the medical dispensary, and Drs. W. Winterberg and Isaac Walton Thorne, assistants in the surgical dispensary. provision has also been made for the appointment of an academic professor of obstetrics and gynecology.


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