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November 9, 1901

Medical News.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(19):1256-1260. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470450036013

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COLORADO.  St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, is to have a $60,000 addition to accommodate 40 patients. During the last fiscal year 1027 patients were received at the hospital and 602 operations performed. Among the directors, all of whom were re-elected, were Drs. Frederick J. Bancroft and Edmund J. A. Rogers.

New Health Orders.  —The Board of Health of Colorado Springs, desiring to avoid a repetition of last winter's epidemics, has issued orders for the connection of all houses with sewers, or when this is impossible, the combination of vaults and cesspools in accordance with the requirements of the health ordinances. A second order holds those in charge of private or parochial schools responsible for the strict enforcement of the compulsory vaccination law and the observance of the ordinances regarding infectious, contagious or communicable diseases.

DELAWARE.  Smallpox is reported in Bethel with three cases, one patient being in a critical condition.Dr.

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