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  • Tags: contagious diseases

Letter from Walter C. Wardwell, Cambridge Chairman County Commissioners describing the treatment and payment for treatment of non-residents diagnosed with Tuberculosis.

Correspondence regarding Somerville's compliance with a law requiring cities to set up tuberculosis hospitals during World War I.

Notice from Mark W. Richardson, Secretary of State Board of Health, Massachusetts, to the Somerville Board of Health reporting that a Russian immigrant destined for Somerville is infected with Cholera.

Correspondence between Mrs. James R. Gibson and Laurence Howard, Executive Clerk, regarding a complaint about a case of whooping cough in Mrs. Gibson's neighborhood.

Correspondence between Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, Board of Health, and Charles L. Knight, M.D., 544 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA, concerning a case of scarlet fever Dr. Knight potentially mishandled.

Letter from Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, to the Board of Health regarding three cases of diphtheria alleged to have received inadequate care.

The minimum quarantine requirements recommended by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for prominent contagious diseases.

Vol. 21, Number 11-12 of Seattle's Health and Sanitation bulletin discussing the prevention of diphtheria in children through the use of antitoxin.

Letter from the Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service, to All State Health Officers regarding the resurgence of smallpox, the need for widespread vaccinations, and the restriction of inter-state travel for those infected.

Correspondence Between Dr. John S. Hitchcock, A.A. Surgeon, Office of Administrative Health Practices, United States Treasury Department, and Dr. Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, Regarding Somerville's Policy on Diphtheria Immunization.
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