Medicine: Goat Fever

In the Naval Hospital at Washington, Dr. Edward Francis was a patient last week, suffering from Malta fever. For several days his temperature was high, 103 degrees and above. But it was certain to go down to normal. As certainly, after a period of ease, it will go high again. Such is the characteristic of the disease, and hence its variant name, undulant fever. It is endemic along the Mediterranean coasts, particularly on the Island of Malta. In the U. S. Texas is the pest area. Those regions raise goats and goats are the...