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JAMA. 1940;115(9):789-793. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810350133020.
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CALIFORNIA 

Plague Infection in Fleas.—  Plague infection has been proved in a pool of thirty-eight fleas from twenty-one golden mantled ground squirrels submitted to the state department of health laboratory, June 26, from a location 1 mile north of Fawnskin Resort, San Bernardino County.

Graduate Study for Central American Physicians. —  The University of California Medical School, San Francisco, has adopted a plan whereby two young graduate physicians who speak English will be sent every year by each of the Central American nations for two years' special study in pre-clinical and clinical subjects under the guidance of an advisory committee. The committee will consist of Drs. Howard C. Naffziger, professor of surgery; Charles L. Connor, professor of pathology, and Ralph Soto-Hall, clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery.

CONNECTICUT 

Dr. Blumer Retires.—  Dr. George Blumer, since 1920 David P. Smith clinical professor of medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, was guest at a dinner in June to mark his retirement from active service at the

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