Medicine: Easier Quarantine

The U. S. Government last week yielded to a long yearning on the part of shipping companies to have quarantine regulations modified. For the first time since 1744 ships may tie up in New York Harbor without pausing for medical inspection of passengers and crew. The U. S. Public Health Service and the New York City Health Department hereafter will take the word of the chief medical officers aboard SENIOR SURGEON AKIN "Permission is granted . . .

to proceed without stopping at Quarantine." most passenger ships which enter the harbor that...

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