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SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1912
REPORT ON HOOKWORM ERADICATION
The second report of the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease, now in print,1 outlines the activities of the commission for the year ending June 28, 1911, which in the main has been an expansion of the plan of action detailed in the earlier report.2 The preliminary surveys of the areas of infection in the United States have been nearly completed; a definite, uniform survey to determine the degree of infection by counties as agreed on by the state directors is now in progress; and a report on the extent of infection in fifty-four foreign countries has been published. The practical side of the work—the enlistment of people's interest in the
THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1912;LVIII(25):1946–1950. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260060295016
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