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May 3, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(18):1166-1171. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480180044013

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CALIFORNIA. 

More Plague in San Francisco.  —Another fatal case of plague was reported, April 20, in San Francisco, credited as having come from Davisville.

Good Samaritan Hospital.  —Eight lots have been purchased recently at Los Angeles, to be used as a site for a new building for the Good Samaritan Hospital. The building and land will cost about $64,000.

New Chief Surgeon.  —Dr. Walter B. Coffey, who has been assistant to Dr. Gardner, chief surgeon of the Southern Pacific and Market Street railways, has been promoted to chief surgeon of the United Railways Company of San Francisco.

State Organization of Health Boards.  —Representatives of various health boards in the state assembled at San Francisco, April 14, and effected a permanent organization with Dr. E. Von Adelung, Oakland, president, and Dr. J. A. Emery, San Francisco, secretary. A committee was appointed to formulate the rules of the new organization, whose purpose

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