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June 16, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(24):1570-1573. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460240062021

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Cholera threatens to be severe in Bombay this summer.

The invalided soldiers sent home from South Africa will be paid and medically treated until they are discharged, their families receiving the ordinary allowances.

The committee charged with the organization of a collective investigation of cancer in Germany is now fully formed. Professors von Leyden and Kirchner are the presidents, and Dr. George Meyer is the secretary.

A day resort for pulmonary invalids has been opened' on the outskirts of Berlin, with facilities for reclining, for warming lunches and obtaining inexpensive wholesome refreshments. It is under the charge of a physician, and a pavilion with four beds is ready in case of emergencies.

New Army Stretcher.  —Dr. Chavernac, of Aix, France, has designed a new army stretcher which possesses two chief advantages over the stretchers now in use; namely, the wounded man can be lifted from the ground without shock

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