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Scientific research-Continued.

Hygenic Laboratory-Continued.

Division of Pharmocology-Continued.

Pan-American laws relating to poisons and narcotics..

Influence of ethyl alcohol on phenol....

Miscellaneous analyses and examinations.

Aid to other departments of the Government.

Division of chemistry..

Routine examinations...

Diffusion of dissolved oxygen through water.

Comfortimeter...

Theory of disinfection.

Preparation of a new liquid disinfectant..

Determination of minute quantities of antimony.

Determination of nitrates in sewage filter effluents..

Investigation of muscicides and other fly-destroying agents..

Detection and approximate measurement of dilute hydrocyanic

acid gas in air.

Determination of hydrogen iron concentration.

Publications...

Advisory board of Hygienic Laboratory.

Viruses, serums, toxins, and analogous products..

Enforcement of law.

Testing of antityphoid vaccine.

Need for specific fund..

Special and fourteenth annual conferences of State and Territorial health

authorities...

Special conference..

Annual conference.

Representation at meetings of scientific and sanitary associations and con-

gresses..

Educational lectures on public health.

Dissemination of information.

Maritime quarantine.

Expansion of quarantine administration.

General prevalence of quarantinable diseases.

Typhus fever on the Mexican border..

Transactions relative to Mexican ports.

Destruction of rats on vessels.

Table giving transactions at national quarantine stations.

Reports from national quarantine stations.

Texas-Mexican border transactions.

Insular quarantine...

Operations of the service in the Philippines.

Operations of the service in Porto Rico..

Operations of the service in Hawaii...

Table giving foreign, oriental, and insular transactions.

Foreign quarantine..

Callao, Peru.

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Habana, Cuba..

Hongkong, China.

La Guaira, Venezuela.

Naples, Italy:

Shanghai, China.

Progreso, Mexico..

Puerto Mexico, Mexico

Tampico, Mexico.

Tuxpam, Mexico.

Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Medical inspection of immigrants

Table showing aliens inspected and certified at all ports and places in the

United States and its dependencies, and in Canada.

Reports from immigration stations...

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Domestic (interstate) quarantinė.

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Plague-suppressive measures in New Orleans.

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Plague-suppressive measures in California...

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Operations for the eradication of plague among ground squirrels.

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Plague-suppressive measures at Seattle, Wash..

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Rocky Mountain spotted-fever investigation and eradication.

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Measures for the suppression of rabies..

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Sanitary, educational, and relief work in Alaska..

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Interstate quarantine regulations...

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Water and ice supplied by interstate carriers..

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Operations of the sanitary district of the Great Lakes.

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Operations of the sanitary district of the Pacific...

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Operations of the sanitary district of the North Pacific.

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Operations of the sanitary district of the Gulf.

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Operations of the sanitary district of the South Atlantic.

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Control of the interstate spread of disease.

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Food poisoning at Westerly, R. I...

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Sanitary inspection of Government buildings.

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National safety-first exhibit.

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Government safety-first train.

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Sanitary work at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition..

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The service exhibit at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

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The emergency hospital, Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

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Stereopticon loan library.

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Educational work...

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Sanitary reports and statistics....

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Registration area of known disease prevalence.

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Collaborating epidemiologists.

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Prevalence of disease in the United States.

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Anthrax.

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Dengue..

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Diphtheria.

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Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which the

prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915 (table). . 296

Foot-and-mouth disease..

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Influenza..

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Deaths ascribed to pneumonia (table).

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Leprosy.

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Reports of leprosy, by States, for 1915.

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Reports of leprosy, by cities, for 1915.

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Malaria.....

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Cases reported, by months, 1915 (table).

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Reported prevalence in certain States during 1915 (table).

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Malta or Mediterranean fever....

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Measles..

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Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which the

prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915 (table).. 305

Meningitis (epidemic cerebrospinal).

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Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which the

prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915 (table).... 307

Plague..

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Human plague.

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Rodent plague.

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Poliomyelitis in New York City.

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Poliomyelitis in New York City, by age and boroughs to August

20 (table)...

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Occurrence of multiple cases in families.

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Prevalence outside of New York City.

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Reported prevalence in cities (table).

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Reported prevalence by States.

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Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which

the prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915

(table).

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Relapsing fever.

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Scarlet fever..

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Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which the

prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915 (table)...... 313

Cases reported, and case and fatality rates, in States in which the

prevalence of the disease is recorded, 1914 and 1915 (table)...

Typhus fever...

World prevalence of cholera, plague, typhus fever, and yellow fever.

Cholera..

Europe.

Asia.

Africa..

At sea.

Plague...

Plague in rodents.

Plague in man.

Europe.

Asia.

Africa.

Azores..

Hawaii.

Mauritius.

South America..

At sea.

Typhus fever.

Europe.

Asia.

Africa.

Canada.

Mexico.

Cuba and the West Indies..

Yellow fever..

Central America.

Mexico...

South America.

Sanitary legislation.....

Summary of State health laws and regulations, 1915–16.

Morbidity reports....

Laws requiring the notification of cases of preventable disease.

Communicable diseases.

Organization of local health departments.

Health insurance.

Habit-forming drugs..

Municipal health laws and regulations.

Summary of court decisions, 1915–16..

Public-health ordinances and regulations.

Health authorities.

Venereal diseases-Advertising.

“Patent” medicines...

Vaccination.

Location of county tuberculosis hospital.

Marriage of diseased persons.

Rat proofing of buildings.

Habit-forming drugs...

Occupational diseases and workmen's compensation laws.

Foodstuffs...

Protection of water supplies.

Pollution of streams by sewage.

Use of second-hand material in mattresses.

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OPERATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.

1916.

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