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April 12, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(15):947-952. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480150041013

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The District's Morbidity and Mortality.  —For the week ended March 27 there were 128 deaths reported, a death-rate of 22.7 per 1000 per annum. Brain disease caused 18 deaths and consumption 17. During the week 7 new cases of diphtheria, 4 of scarlet fever and 3 of typhoid fever were reported.


Militia Change.  —Dr. Benjamin W. Bizzell, Atlanta, has been appointed captain and assistant surgeon of the Fifth Regiment, G. S. T., vice Dr. Edward C. Davis, resigned.

Medical Association of Georgia.  —The preliminary program of the fifty-third annual session of the Medical Association of Georgia, to be held in Savannah, April 16, 17 and 18, shows 52 titles.

Bethesda Medical Staff.  —The staff of the Bethesda Orphanage, Savannah, for the current year is composed of Drs. William E. Fitch, Arthur A. Morrisson, George L. Harman and J. O. Cook, each of whom has a service

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