Dr. DeLien in New Assignment
Dr. Horace DeLien, special physician in tuberculosis control of the Indian Service for California, Nevada and Utah, with headquarters in San Francisco, has been made special expert in tuberculosis to succeed Dr. Joseph D. Aronson, who has been called to army duty. Dr. DeLien will continue studies in vaccination with BCG which were initiated by Dr. Aronson in North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Arizona and Alaska. In addition he will continue to supervise the control program in the states under his former assignment.
New Public Health Workers Assigned
The U. S. Public Health Service announces that forty-one physicians, thirty-nine nurses, fifty-one sanitary engineers and three laboratory technicians have recently been assigned to state and local health departments in defense areas to help in public health problems created by the emergency. These workers first spent a month at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md.,