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February 20, 1967

Carlos Finlay, Cuban Physician

Author Affiliations

Coral Gables, Fla

JAMA. 1967;199(8):589. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03120080123034

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To the Editor:—  It is with pleasure that I write in my capacity as president of the Cuban Medical Association in Exile to thank you for what you have published in your Dec 12, 1966, issue about the great Cuban scientist and physician Carlos J. Finlay.We have enjoyed reading the essay about Dr. Finlay which appears in that issue and want to express again our sincere gratitude as Cubans and as doctors for its publication.We take advantage of this occasion to send you and all the members of the American Medical Association and JAMA our best wishes for a successful 1967.