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November 18, 1899


JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(21):1306. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450730062026

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An incubator ward for infants is to be established in the Chicago Lying-in Hospital.

Dr. H. B. Stehman, superintendent of the Presbyterian Hospital, has left for Pasadena, Cal., where he will remain during the winter, en account of ill health.

Another imported case of smallpox has been discovered and isolated, which makes the third case brought to the city from Storm Lake, Iowa, within a week. There has been no spread of the disease from the cases recently treated, but the danger period has not yet passed. The Health Department is vigorously pushing the work of vaccination among the exposed in the Greek colony. The work has shown a much larger proportion of unvaccinated than had been suspected, and this is true of more intelligent classes.

Several months ago it was announced that there was no institution in the city for the exclusive care and treatment of consumptives. Subsequent agitation

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