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November 22, 1902

THE PRESENT ASPECT OF THE TUBERCULOSIS PROBLEM IN THE UNITED STATES.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(21):1309-1314. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.52480470019002d
Abstract

Five years ago, on the fiftieth anniversary of our beloved Association, it was my privilege to read before this Section a paper with the title "The Present Status of Preventive Means Against the Spread of Tuberculosis in the Various States of the Union Critically Reviewed." To-day I shall endeavor to present to you as precise a report as possible of what has been done by the same states during the past years, and give you a bird's-eye view of the present aspect of the tuberculosis problem in the United States. I am indebted for my information to the courtesy of the presidents and secretaries of the state boards of health and a number of health officers of cities.

REPORTS FROM THE VARIOUS STATES.  The following are the questions which were sent out, and to which 48 state boards, 2 territorial and 25 city boards of health have replied:

  1. What laws

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