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September 27, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(13):778-782. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480390044013

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Mortality.  —During August 836 deaths were reported in the state, a mortality of 17.14 per 1000 per annum. Typhoid fever caused 51 deaths, diphtheria 17, and scarlet fever 2.

Typhoid Increase.  —Colorado had 644 cases of typhoid fever in August, an increase of 415 over the previous month. Denver had 148 cases and Arapahoe County a total of 156 cases.

Personal.  —Dr. A. A. Blackman has returned to Colorado Springs, after a visit of two months in Japan.—Dr. Claude E. Cooper, Denver, has been appointed a member of the State Board of Health, vice Dr. George E. Tyler, deceased.

Millions for the Sick.  —By the will of the late W. S. Stratton $1,000,000 is left to build the Myron Stratton Home for Sick Persons in Colorado Springs, and the balance of the estate, after payment of bequests, is to be used for the maintenance of the institution.



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