T. N. S. RAGHAVACHARI
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To the Editor: I am writing in the context of the editorial note on smallpox that appeared in the June 1967 issue of the ANNALS.
During the past 5 years a number of health officers of air- and seaports of Europe, Asia, and Australia were trained in the detection of smallpox cases at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Madras City, which was chosen for the training because it led the country in the prevalence of smallpox, with an annual average of 4,000 cases in an epidemic year and 1,000 cases in a nonepidemic year. In 1967 the first batch of Australian
RAGHAVACHARI TNS. SMALLPOX STUDIES IN MADRAS CITY, INDIA. Ann Intern Med. ;68:710. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-3-710_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(3):710.
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