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JAMA. 1951;145(6):414-418. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920240050019.
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Influenza.—  According to the U. S. Public Health Service, the Alabama State Department of Health reported during the week ended January 20 a localized outbreak of 250 cases of influenza in Gordo, which has a population of 1,200.


Society News.—  The 1951 officers of the Beverly Hills Medical Society include Dr. James C. Doyle, president; Dr. Clyde O. Wood, vice president, and Dr. Esther M. Kirk, secretary-treasurer.

Personals.—  Dr. Egerton L. Crispin, Los Angeles, has been named to the Board of Fellows of Claremont College in Claremont.—Dr. John L. Barritt, San Diego, has been appointed medical director of the California Industrial Accident Commission.

Conference in Clinical Ophthalmology.—  Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, will present a postgraduate conference in clinical ophthalmology, March 26-30. Registration will be limited to 30 physicians. Instructors will be Drs. A. Edward Maumenee Jr., Dohrmann K. Pischel, Jerome W. Bettman, Earle H. McBain,


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