Medicine: Influenza

Warning signals went up last week in the U. S. Public Health Service Washington headquarters: "Beware influenza!" The number of cases reported had more than doubled in a week, had jumped from 3,086 to 6,306. The uncrowded South and West suffered most. Alabama's cases totalled 1,940 as against 204 the previous week. Louisiana had 600 (23 before); Arizona 479 (175 before); California 1,721 (903 before); Oregon 112 (81 before).


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