Medicine: Rockefeller Report

Hookworm. Last year the Rockefeller International Health Board aided health enterprises in 97 states and countries. Hookworm eradication is proven a simple problem of rural sanitation. (The worms abound in bewrayed soil, invade the body by way of bare feet.) The Board helped hookworm campaigns in Mexico, Central America, the Antilles, Colombia, Paraguay, Ceylon, Madras, Siam, Java, Fiji; surveyed the problem in Montserrat, Hayti, Java, Straits Settlement, Cook Island, the New Hebrides and Spain.

Malaria. Two million people die yearly from malaria. In the British Empire the yearly loss from malarial deaths and...

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