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February 9, 1895

A Further Contribution to the Subject of Malaria as a Waterborne Disease.

Author Affiliations

Major and Surgeon, U. S. A.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(6):216-217. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430060034009

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Washington, D. C., Feb. 1, 1895.

To the Editor:  —In your issue of January 26 last, is an article entitled, "A Further Discussion on Malaria, a Waterborne Disease," by Dr. W. H. Daly, Pittsburg, Pa., which treats of malarious waters as a new idea, and at its close gives a bibliography of the subject, beginning with a paper published in the Medical Record, September 15 last, and enumerating nine other articles which have appeared since that date. This might lead some of your readers into the mistake of supposing that anterior to that issue of the Medical Record this question had received no attention from the medical profession. Medical officers of the Army by their service in various parts of the country have the incidence of endemic disease placed strikingly before them, and it is not therefore a matter of surprise that they should have given much attention to the

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