The second annual meeting of this association occurred in Cleveland, March 28 and 29. From the reports that have reached The Journal an interesting and valuable program was presented and the various sessions were well attended by representative teachers and investigators from different parts of the country. Among the papers the contents of which seem to be of especial interest to physicians in general or of more or less fundamental importance, the following may be mentioned: Dr. McFarland of Philadelphia presented a statistical study of the relation of tetanus to vaccination, in which it was brought out that the number of cases of tetanus after vaccination has increased to a relatively alarming extent during the last few years. The actual number of cases unearthed is still considerably below 100, but the greater part by far is of quite recent origin. From a consideration of all the facts the conclusion was
MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PATHOLOGISTS AND BACTERIOLOGISTS.. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(14):876–877. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480140022003
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