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February 9, 1895

Fourteenth Annual Report of State Board of Health of New York.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(6):218. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430060036013

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Abstract

This report, which is for the year 1893, was transmitted to the Assembly by the Governor February, 1894. It consists of two volumes of 869 and 510 pages respectively and a volume of maps. The report gives in detail a statement of the work performed and of all expenses connected therewith. The Board invites attention to the annually increasing amount of work done. The report justly gives credit to the work of the U. S. Marine-Hospital Service. It says:

"Owing to active and efficient work on the part of government inspectors abroad and at ports of embarkation, cholera, which broke out in Western Europe in the spring with renewed vigor, did not gain a foothold in this country."

The Board, however, were not idle, for the threatened invasion caused greater activity on the part of all employed in the health service of the State. Great advancement of hygiene throughout has

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