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Article
September 1943

INFECTIOUS DISEASES: NINTH ANNUAL REVIEW OF SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

Author Affiliations

PHILADELPHIA

From the Jefferson Medical College and Hospital.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;72(3):388-426. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210090089008
Abstract

Judging by the length of this review as compared with the reviews of previous years, and by the number of papers referred to, the war up to now has not greatly interfered with the progress of the study of infectious diseases. Nor has there as yet been as great a change as expected in the trend of interest to problems of infectious diseases in special relation to the war. In the next year or two, however, more change may be anticipated in the quantity and in the nature of published investigations. Evidence of curtailment of medical research is apparent, for example, in the thinness of recent issues of the Proceedings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine and in the cancellation of meetings of numerous other scientific societies.

In spite of the war and either as the result of the application of specific and general prophylactic and therapeutic measures

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