PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
HISTORY OF PLAGUE IN THE U. S.
The communicable disease center at Atlanta, an agency of the U. S. Public Health Service, has published in its bulletin an illustrated history of plague in the United States, along with other articles on the treatment and control of plague. The following chart, including that of Hampton's in Public Health Reports of Nov. 16, 1945, shows the number of cases and deaths from plague up through 1947.
DR. VELDEE RETIRES
Dr. Milton V. Veldee, who had been detailed for twenty years to the National Institute of Health, is now on terminal leave in anticipation of his retirement. His various assignments during the years included service with the American Red Cross in Russia in 1920, medical advisor to the American Consul in Denmark and chief of the Laboratory of Biologics Control since 1931 of the National Institute of Health. His