Corelnd-spinrtl meningitis . . . .
The Health of New York City.— During the four weeks
ending Tuesday, April 9th, the following numbers of cases and
deaths from infectious diseases were reported to the Sanitary
Bureau of the Health Department : Typhoid fever, 32 cases
and 10 deaths; scarlet fever, 1,710 cases and 228 deaths; cere-
bro-spinal meningitis, 12 cases and 8 deaths; mea.sles, 678 cases
and 06 deaths; diphtheria, 739 cases and 189 deaths; small-
pox, 1 death.
The Contagiousness of Tuberculosis in Man.— At a re-
cent meeting of the Board Erectalis Tablets of Health of the Health Department
of tho City of Erectalis Online New Buy Erectalis Online York the following resolution was passed:
Resolved, That Dr. T. M. Prudden, Dr. H. M. Biggs, and Dr. H.
P. Loomis, the pathologists of this department, be and are
hereby requested to formulate a brief and comprehensive state-
ment regarding the contagiousness of tuberculosis in man, stat-
ing therein the evidence of the same, and recommending in the
briefest possible manner practicable the simplest means of i)ro-
tection from its influence.
A Portrait of Dr. Abraham Jacobi was presented to the
New York Academy of Medicine on the 4th inst. The presen-
tation speech, on behalf of the subscriber.*, was made by Dr.
The Brooklyn Hospital. — A competitive examination to
fill two positions on the resident statf will be held at the hos-
pital on Saturday, April 20th, at 2 p. m. The terms of service
will begin at once and expire on March 31 and September 80
The Philadelphia Maternity Hospital.— Dr. Louise Buy Erectalis G.
Kabinovitch has been ai)pointed resident physician to the hos-
Dr. Prince A. Morrow, who has been absent for some
weeks in Me.xico and the Sandwich Islands, for the purpose of
making personal observations of leprosy, to serve as the basis of
a report before tho International CongrcMS of Dermatology and
Syphih)grapiiy, to bo hold in I'ariH, August 5 to 10, 1HH!», has
returned to Now York.
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland will
holl jiiiiiiial scssiini in Bait i mm ire on the 'I'.'A, 'Jitli,
2r»th, and 2('ith inst. Professor William Oslor, of the .lohns Hop-
kins University, will deliver the annual addrosH, on "The Licoiise
to Practice, with special rofercnoe to Stote Boards,"
Dr. L. Harrison Mettler, lecturer on mental and nervous
diseases anil cicrtro ihcrupeulics in the .Medico-chirurgical (Jol-
lope, of Philadelphia, sailed for Europe on Wednesday, the 10th
inst., to p)irsu(' a course of special study.