Medicine: Epidemics

Last week, the Epidemiological Report of the League of Nations Secretariat announced the progress of contagious diseases during the past year. Epidemics this spring have been slight. Though measles are on the up, smallpox is less prevalent in the U. S. and Canada than ever before. Diphtheria has Increased in Western and Central Europe ; influenza in Sweden, in Denmark. The incidence of typhus remains unusually low throughout Eastern Europe.


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