NOXON TOOMEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Consequent upon a widening area of distribution and upon the increasing population within the areas that have become endemically affected, the spotted fever of the Rocky Mountains has become of enhancing importance as a public health problem.218,223 Of this fact, cognisance has been taken by state and local health officers, by regional and inter-state conferences, by private practitioners, and by the increasing coöperation of the Federal Government. The coöperation of the latter has taken the form chiefly of conducting epidemiologic and ecologic studies in the field, of carrying out laboratory investigations on the virus, and of the manufacture, in annually
TOOMEY N. Spotted Fever Immunization:: Results and Recommendations1. Ann Intern Med. ;6:82–90. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-1-82
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(1):82-90.
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