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—An annex to the Hillman Hospital, Birmingham, has been completed and other improvements to the institution have been made.
Meningitis at Bessemer
—Twenty-seven cases of meningitis were reported from Bessemer under date of April 15. Bessemer is a town of 20,000 and the disease is not regarded as epidemic.
—Dr. R. M. Cunningham, city health officer of Birmingham, announces that he intends to issue a series of weekly health talks, to show the people what they must do and must not do in order to keep down disease and pestilence.
—Tenth Consular District Medical Society at Fort Smith, March 17: president, Dr. James A. Fergus, Rogers; secretary, Dr. Arthur F. Hoge, Fort Smith.
—The St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway has arranged to open an emergency hospital at Gurdon for the use of employees of the road.
Medical News. JAMA. 1914;LXII(18):1409–1416. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560430039024