Annual Report of the Supervising Surgeon General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service of the United States, Volume 39

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - Medicine, Naval

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Page 9 - In accordance with section 9 of the act of Congress approved July 1, 1902, entitled "An act to increase the efficiency and change the name of the Marine-Hospital Service...
Page 216 - Act to regulate the sale of viruses, serums, toxins, and analogous products in the District of Columbia, to regulate interstate traffic in said articles, and for other purposes,
Page 88 - Cabin passengers coming from cholera-infected districts embarking at a clean or an infected port should produce satisfactory evidence as to their exact places of abode during the five days immediately preceding embarkation. And if it appears that they or their baggage...
Page 72 - ... and other sanitary measures subsequently adopted by this Convention with respect to such colonies as they have in America. 12. Discussion on new discoveries with respect to the transmission of yellow fever and malaria, besides the mosquito bite. 13. Organization in each country represented at this Convention, of a commission of three physicians or health officers to act as delegates of the International Sanitary Bureaus of Washington or Montevideo, and to form part of the International Sanitary...
Page 89 - Mosquito larvae (wigglers or wiggle tails) should be destroyed in water barrels, casks, and other collections of water about the vessel by the use of petroleum (kerosene). Where this is not practicable, use mosquito netting to prevent the exit of mosquitoes from such breeding places. (h) In the case of plague special measures must be taken to destroy rats, mice, fleas, flies, ants, and other vermin on board. (i) In the case of cholera, typhoid fever, or dysentery the drinking water should be boiled...
Page 211 - ... of the yellow fever institute of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service of the United States, not exceeding five in number in any one year, in such editions, not exceeding five thousand copies in any one year, as the interests of the Government and the public may require, subject to the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 211 - Annual Conference of State and Territorial Health Officers with the United States Publls Health and Marine Hospital Service, Washington, 1906.
Page 19 - November 1) of 1907 and 1908, about 20 per cent, gave a history of direct or indirect association with previous cases in the febrile stage of the disease, and were attributed to contact infection. Similar findings, no doubt, could be obtained in other communities in which the infection now is regarded as being almost entirely, if not entirely, water-borne. The destruction of the infection at the patient's bedside is a comparatively simple undertaking, but once...
Page 89 - ... ship's physician should then immediately notify the captain, who should note same in his log, and all of the effects liable to convey infection which have been exposed to infection should be destroyed or disinfected.
Page 88 - Steerage passengers and crew from districts not infected with cholera, shipping at a port infected with cholera, unless passed through without danger of infection and no communication allowed between such persons and the infected locality, should be treated as those in the last paragraph.

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