Country air is better than city. But city sanitation is better than country.

The Rockefeller Foundation announced that the result of recent work showed that hookworms and, to some extent, malaria and typhoid are rural diseases. "Attempts to control these maladies," said President George E. Vincent in his report, "have disclosed seriously backward health conditions in the American countryside . . . not due to causes inherent in rural life, but to a failure to extend to the open country the kind of sanitary and health services...

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