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December 13, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(24):1530-1535. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480500036011

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. 

Morbidity and Mortality of the District.  —The cases of typhoid fever have now fallen below 300. During the week ended November 22, five deaths were reported from typhoid fever. The total mortality for the week showed a decrease of 20 per cent, as compared with the preceding week. The deaths for the week numbered 91, equivalent to an annual rate of 16.2 per 1000.

Resolutions Regarding Dr. Reed.  —The faculty of the Columbian University has passed resolutions regarding the death of Dr. Walter Reed, U. S. Army, professor of bacteriology and pathology in the medical school of that institution.—At a meeting of the student medical officers, U. S. Army, class of 1902-1903, November 26, resolutions were adopted expressing the great sorrow of the members of the class for the sudden and untimely death of their beloved professor and associate, Major Walter Reed, surgeon, U. S. Army.

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