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May 7, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XVIII(19):597-599. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411230027017

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"Typhoid Fever" at Wintering Resorts.  —Fever is said to have declared itself at St. Augustine, and Tampa Bay, Florida, but whether it is genuine typhoid fever or a typho-malarial manifestation is not certain. There have been some hasty departures from the tourist's wintering places and a circumscribed scare has been created, affecting the good name of some of the hotels in regard to which the utmost sanitary vigilance and diligence are supposed to be exercised. No deaths have been reported to have followed these attacks of so-called typhoid fever. The late staying northerners, or the most susceptible among them, should not expect exemption from malarial or typho-malarial influences, in a country concerning which it has been satirically said that, in some districts, "building sites are sold at so much a gallon."

Death of a "Glass-eather."  —The Medical Fortnightly, April, refers to the fatal result of an operation on a patient

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