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December 9, 1911

Medical News

JAMA. 1911;LVII(24):1923-1928. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120113014

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Free Antitoxin.  —The State Board of Health has completed a contract with manufacturers of diphtheria antitoxin providing supplies of antitoxin will be deposited at several places in each county in the state, so that any physician may secure the remedy for his indigent patients merely by signing receipts in triplicate therefor.

Personal.  —The governor at the solicitation of the State Convict Board is said to have decided to retain Dr. Elbert F. Fields, Ensley, as physician to the board and Dr. Sidney J. Vann, Fort Wayne, as state convict physician at Flat Top, until their successors are named and qualify.—Dr. George W. Williamson, Montgomery, for three years registrar of vital and mortuary statistics in the state health department, has resigned on account of ill health.

Hospital Items.  —The Etowah County Medical Society has appointed a committee to meet with the county commissioners and impress on that body the needs of

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