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September 9, 1899

Medical News.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(11):677-679. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450630053019

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Dr. John T. Mange of Baltimore has been elected chief of the gynecologic clinic of the Baltimore University School of Medicine.

The government hospital ship Relief has been condemned by the local inspector of steam vessels at San Francisco. The vessel was pronounced unsafe for ocean travel.

The appearance of yellow fever in New Orleans, it is said, is reviving the rigid quarantine regulations which have caused in the past so much disturbance of business and other matters in the South. However, only two cases have thus far been definitely reported, with one death.

Mrs. Mary Sansoni, a leper, who has offered those interested in leprosy a chance to study the disease, died in Baltimore last Tuesday, aged 32. She had been isolated in a hospital in Baltimore for two years.

Latest reports are to the effect that yellow fever is spreading at Key West. Five deaths have occurred.


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