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JAMA. 1931;96(20):1710-1711. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720460056020.
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Milk-Borne Epidemics Due to Streptococci  Two types of infection, now known to be due to streptococci, have been shown to be spread by milk—scarlet fever and sore throat. It was at first taught that the outbreaks of scarlet fever, traced to diseased cows, were due to a bovine form of the malady. But in 1912 Dr. W. G. Savage, an authority on food poisoning, came to the conclusion that bovine scarlet fever did not exist as a constitutional disease and that the cow acted simply as a passive carrier of the streptococcus. In a paper read before the Royal Society of Medicine, he pointed out that sixteen years later his theory was confirmed by the investigations of F. S. Jones and R. B. Little in New Jersey. They found human cases of scarlet fever on a farm the milk from which produced an outbreak of the disease in a small

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