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July 21, 1900

Typhoid Fever in Camps During the War with Spain.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(3):175-176. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460290045026

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War Department: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park Commission.

Washington, July 12, 1900.

To the Editor:  —Allow me to congratulate you on having published the most interesting and valuable article which has yet appeared regarding typhoid fever in the camps during the war with Spain. Every official of the government who has any military duties to perform, and every officer who served with troops should procure this article and give it careful study. I refer to the paper of Major Victor C. Vaughan, of the University of Michigan, late division surgeon, U. S. V., published in your issue of June 9.The report of the board of surgeons of which Major Vaughan was a member, with Major Walter Reed, U. S. A., chairman, and Major E. O. Shakespeare, U. S. V., has been awaited with deep interest, not only by all medical officers of the service, but by all the general,

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