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JAMA. 1938;111(16):1476-1480. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790420056019.
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Personal.—  Dr. William Bruce Nelson, Fairfield, has been appointed health officer of Baldwin County to succeed Dr. Arthur J. Vandergrind, Bay Minette, who has accepted a commission in the U. S. Army Medical Corps.—Dr. Hugh C. McRee, formerly health officer of Lee County and recently engaged in special work under the supervision of the bureau of preventable diseases of the state department of health, has been appointed health officer of Marion County, effective September 15, succeeding Dr. Thomas L. Owings, Hamilton, resigned.


Plague Infection.—  According to Public Health Reports, plague infection was proved in one fisheri squirrel collected July 20, 6 miles east of Seven Oaks, San Bernardino County, and in a pool of eighty-four fleas collected August 8 from fifty-two fisheri squirrels from the Crestline public dump, 2 miles northeast of Crestline, San Bernardino County.

Program on Sulfanilamide.—  The San Francisco County Medical Society devoted its meeting


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