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November 18, 1899

Medical News.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(21):1301-1304. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450730057021

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Abstract

Yellow fever is dying out. Key West reports two new cases and no deaths, Miami no new cases and no deaths, November 9.

Professors William Osler and Howard Kelly of Baltimore were last month elected honorary members of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland.

Rush Medical College, Chicago, is considering the establishment of a monthly journal for publication of scientific work done in the College.

England sends three hospital ships to Newfoundland for the deep sea fishermen, and France now has two which go to Iceland and Newfoundland.

Sir Thomas Lipton has announced his willingness to equip the Erin as a hospital ship and place her at the disposal of the British Government, to proceed to the Transvaal.

It is announced that surgeons at the New York Polyclinic recently extracted a brass bullet from the leg of a soldier just returned from the Philippines. The bullet had become encysted.

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