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December 23, 1899

Medical News.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(26):1623-1627. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450780055019

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In Denver, Colo., the National Home for Consumptives was dedicated December 10.

At a cost of $25,000, a new hospital—St. Anthony's —has been opened in Oklahoma City, O. T.

Dr. Frank C. Auten has tendered his resignation as superintendent of the Illinois Hospital for Criminal Insane, at Chester.

The new Chester County (Pa.) Insane Asylum has been completed. The cost of the building and furnishings was $120,000.

The Board of Health of Wilmington, Del., has passed an ordinance prohibiting public funerals of patients who have died of diphtheria.

Drs. Charles Rogers and Charles Clark, assistant superintendents of the Massillon (Ohio) State Hospital for the Insane, have resigned.

An institute for the special study of malaria has been established as a department of the St. Petersburg Institute of Experimental Medicine.

It is announced that an international antituberculosis congress is being organized, to convene at Naples next spring, with Baccelli for president.

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