The County Hospital, Virginia City, Nev., was burned recently, with the loss of one life.
While on a recent visit to Constantinople, Dr. S. Weir Mitchell of Philadelphia professionally attended the wife of Tewfik Pasha, Turkish minister of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. J. Richard Shannon, who it is stated was the only physician from Philadelphia in active service at Santiago, is about to resign from the army and will resume his practice in Philadelphia.
Japan and Portugal have made vaccination and revaccination compulsory. The regulations in Japan require revaccination at 6 and 12 years of age, and under certain conditions during epidemics.
Under date of Jan. 31, 1899, Dr. H. J. Schlageter, acting assistant-surgeon at the military camp at Circle City, Yukon River, Alaska, reported officially the prevalence of scurvy among the civilian population of that locality.
Several cases of smallpox are reported from Altoona, Pa., and on April 8, three