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January 11, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(2):113-118. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480020043013

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Bequest to Rockford Hospital.  —By the will of the late Eleanor G. Fairchild, $3000 is bequeathed to the Rockford City Hospital.

Diphtheria.  —The disease is raging on Campbell's Island, a few miles above Moline, and is causing great alarm there and in Watertown on account of inefficient quarantine.—Nunda has had four deaths.—The schools at Crystal Lake have been closed on account of the disease. Syracuse has five cases.Scarlet fever has spread from Georgetown to Himrod.— The Wingard school at New Village has been closed on account of the disease.—It prevails in Decatur to an alarming extent. In October, November and December there have occurred 84 cases, against 115 cases in the same three months in the ten preceding years. The Board of Health has been appealed to.

Cottage Hospital to Open.  —The Cottage Hospital, Peoria, which has been erected at a cost of $125,000, is practically completed and

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