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Report to the Secretary-------------------------------------------------
Medical Corps: -
Board convened for the examination of applicants-------------------
Appointments and promotions--------------------------------------
Resignation --------------------------------------------------------
Casualties----------------------------------------------------------
Death of P. A. Surg. W. D. Bratton-------... --------------------
Death of Asst. Surg. Emil Prochazka- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Officer on waiting orders on account of physical disability- - - - - - -
Act for the relief of the legal representatives of the late Asst. Surg.
John W. Branham, approved June 15, 1898-- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Officers detailed to represent the Service at meetings of medical and
public health associations-----------------------------------------
Report of Surg.J. M. Gassaway on the meeting of the American
Public Health Association, Denver, Colo----------------------
Report of Surg. Charles E. Banks on the meeting of the Ninth
International Congress of Hygiene and Demography, Madrid,
Spain ------------------------------------------------------
Report of Surg. Charles E. Banks on hospital equipment, ward
furniture, etc., in certain hospitals of Spain, France, and
England------------------------------------------------------
Report of P. A. Surg. S. D. Brooks on the meeting of the Wash-
ington State Medical Society----------------------------------
Revision of the regulations ---------------------------------------------
Information for those desiring to enter the medical corps of the Marine-
Hospital Service--------------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Circular letter------------------------------------------------------
Application blank --------------------------------------------------
Specimen set of examination questions------------------------------
Aid to other branches of the Government service:
United States Army and Navy--------------------------------------
Correspondence relating thereto --------------------------------
Department circular approved by the President-----------------
Circular—rate of charge----------------------------------------
Circular—Coast Signal Service (U. S. N.) ----------------------
Summary of relief furnished -----------------------------------
Acknowledgment of aid to Coast Signal Service (U. S. N.) ------
Aid to the United States Revenue-Cutter Service--------------------
Aid to the United States Life-Saving Service-----...-----...------------
Aid to the Inspection Service of Steam Vessels----------------------
Aid to the Immigration Service-------------------------------------
Trans-Mississippi Exposition at Omaha ---------------------------------

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Shelter for deck crews on Western rivers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Department circular calling attention to section 2, act of Congress
approved March 3, 1897, providing such shelter-------------. ------
Case of the steamer Anna B. Adams --------------------------------
Reports to be made of the deaths of foreign seamen ---------------------
Circular issued by the Bureau of Navigation ------------------------
Tonnage tax-----------------------------------------------------------
President's proclamation discontinuing such tax in the case of vessels
arriving at United States ports direct from Copenhagen.-----------
Marine hospitals and relief furnished:
Summary of patients treated.--------------------------------------
Inspection of stations of the first, second, third, and fourth class
(blank forms)----------------------------------------------------
Statement by stations of repairs and alterations made and needed ---
Contracts for the care of seamen—Department circular -------------
Circular letters relative to administrative details.--------. --------------
Leaves of absence for acting assistant surgeons---------------------
Promulgating certain paragraphs of the revised regulations --------
Employment of attendants under civil-service rules--------...--------
Promulgating change in uniform regulations ----------------------.
Inquiry as to experience in the diagnosis and treatment of variola---
Accommodations for sick and wounded officers of the United States
Revenue-Cutter Service at stations where there is no United States
marine hospital.-------------------------------------------------
Concerning post-mortem examinations; specimens to be forwarded to
the hygienic laboratory-------------------------------------------
Report of the purveying division ------------- -*- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Financial statement ----------------------------------------------------
Reports of fatal cases, with necropsies ----------------------------------
Contributed articles:
Report on a case of Raynaud's disease. By P. A. Surg. P. C. Kalloch.
Location of bullet by X-ray. Rupture of traumatic aneurism; estab-
lishment of collateral circulation after double ligation of the main
artery of the limb; ultimate result in doubt. By P. A. Surg. R. M.
Woodward -------------------------------------------------------
Anthrax oadema. By P. A. Surg. W. P. McIntosh ------------------
Observations, comments, and statistics on the diagnosis, climatic
isolation, and future control of the consumptive sailor. By P. A.
Surg. J. O. Cobb--------------------------------------------------
Fermoral hernia—Operation (Bassini's)—Recovery. By P. A. Surg.
J. B. Stoner ------------------------------------------------------
Cases from hospital practice. By P. A. Surg. George B. Young-----
A portable operating room (illustrated). By Asst. Surg. L. E. Cofer-
Severe lacerated wound of the foot involving the bones of the foot,
metatarso-phalangeal junction, etc. By Asst. Surg. J. H. Oakley.
Toxic amaurosis—Recovery. By Asst. Surg. J. B. Greene ----------
Herniotomies. By Asst. Surg. H. S. Mathewson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
The radical cure of hernia, with report of cases. By Acting Asst.
Surg. J. B. Eagleson----------------------------------------------
Reports on tuberculosis in Rio de Janeiro and on the etiology of beri-
beri. By Acting Sanitary Inspector W. Havelburg ---------------
Statistics of the Pasteur Institute at Rio de Janeiro and a report on
the Vaccination Institute in that city for the year 1897. By Acting
Sanitary Inspector W. Havelburg---------------------------------

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Articles on yellow fever, its nature, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis,
and quarantine regulations relating thereto:
Letter to the Secretary .......

***** Diagnosis of yellow fever:

Circular letter. By Surg. R. N. Murray ........

Diagnosis of yellow fever. By Acting Asst. Surg. John Guiteras.
Treatment of yellow fever:

The treatment of yellow fever. By Surg. R. D. Murray ........
Therapeutic treatment of yellow fever. By P. A. Surg. H. D.

Geddings .......
Hygienic measures to be adopted by persons living within an area of
yellow fever infection:

By Surg. H. R. Carter.
By P. A. Surg. Eugene Wasdin....
By P. A. Surg. H. D. Geddings ........

By Sanitary Inspector W. F. Brunner ......
Prevention of the spread of yellow fever:
Measures to be adopted in towns infected with yellow fever. By

Surg. H. R. Carter .......
Measures to be adopted in a district threatened by yellow fever.

By Surg. H. R. Carter.......
Measures to be adopted in infected and noninfected towns. By

P. A. Surg. A. H. Glennan ....
Measures to prevent the propagation of yellow fever from an

infected to a noninfected locality. By Asst. Surg. Seaton

Norman...
Regulation of traffic to, from, and through infected towns. By

P. A. Surg. J. H. White ......
Communication with an infected town. By Surg. H. R. Carter.
Detention camps and camps of observation. By P. A. Surg. J. H.
White...

............
Train inspection service. By P. A. Surg. George B. Young.....
Synopsis of interstate quarantine regulations. By P. A. Surg.

J. H. White ...........
Maritime quarantine against yellow fever:

Précis of United States quarantine regulations to prevent intro

duction of yellow fever. By Surg. Preston H. Bailhache..... A concise explanation of the maritime quarantine regulations of

the Treasury Department. By P. A. Surg. J. H. White....... Post-epidemic disinfection:

Circular letters issued by the Marine-Hospital Bureau relating

thereto.......
Present status of the bacteriology of yellow fever. By P. A. Surg.

E. K. Sprague....
On the value of autopsic findings in cases that have died from sus-

pected yellow fever. By P. A. Surg. Eugene Wasdin... Train inspection:

A contributed article by Surg. H. R. Carter, prepared at the close

of the epidemic of 1898... Statistics, United States Marine-Hospital Service..

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PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE. Cholera:

Annual history of the prevalence of, and table showing the geo

graphical distribution .....

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Yellow fever: Page. In the United States—

Supplemental facts concerning the yellow fever epidemic of 1897-- 529

Origin of the epidemic of 1897------------------------------- 529

False reports against the United States quarantine
station at Ship Island, Mississippi, and refutation

thereof.----------------------------------------------- 529
Report of P. A. Surg. J. H. White, on the source of the
fever in 1897 at Ocean Springs, Miss ------------------ 536
Post-epidemic disinfection throughout the South------------ 539
Bureau orders relating thereto-------------------------- 540
Yellow fever outbreak in Louisiana and Mississippi in the sum-
mer and fall of 1898 ------------------------------------------ 544
The outbreak in McHenry, Miss ---------------------------- 544
Resolution conveying thanks of Louisiana State Board of
Health ----------------------------------------------- 550
The epidemic in Franklin, La- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 550
Report of Surg. P. C. Kalloch. -------------------------- 553
Spread of the fever in Louisiana and Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - 556
Weekly statement of spread and measures taken -------- 558
General description of Service measures - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 565
Source of the yellow fever infection in Mississippi----------- 570
Report of P. A. Surg. J. O. Cobb------------------------ 570

In other countries—
Localities where present—
History of yellow fever in Rio de Janeiro since the year 1849,

with statistical tables. ... --- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ---------------- 580 Table, yellow fever in foreign countries--------------------- 583 Investigation by the United States Marine-Hospital Service of the causes of yellow fever------------------------------------------ - 584 Preliminary report of yellow fever commission— Report of Surg. Eugene Wasdin-------------------------------- 587 Report of P. A. Surg. H. D. Geddings ----...---------------------- 590 Report of Surg. Eugene Wasdin on the antiamaryllic serum of Professor Sanarelli-------------------------------------------------. 593 Smallpox in the United States: Annual history of ------------------------------------------------- 598 Cooperation with State and local boards of health in the suppression of epidemics of smallpox during 1898 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 600 Report on the epidemic of smallpox at Birmingham, Ala., and vicinity---------------------------------------------- 600 Report on the epidemic of smallpox at Middlesboro, Ky----- 613 Government aid to smallpox sufferers at Fair Oaks, Ark - - - - 622 Investigation and advisory aid at Charlotte, N. C. ----------- 623 Investigation and advisory aid at Little Rock, Ark---------- 624 Investigation and advisory aid at Columbia and Sumter, S.C. 625 Table showing geographical distribution of smallpox during the year ending October 1, 1898-- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 628 Principles governing extension of aid in smallpox------------------- 630 Plague: Reports on the plague in India- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 632 Epidemic in Bombay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 632

Infection in other Indian cities -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 634

Plague—Continued.
Report on the plague in Calcutta. By the United States consul-
general-----------------------------------------------------------
Plague in other countries-------------------------------------------
Regulations to prevent introduction of plague into Morocco.-----
Russian and French restrictions on the pilgrimages -------------
Strict enforcement of preventive measures urged upon the Ottoman
Government------------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Haffkine's serum—preventive inoculation ---------------------------
Leprosy:
Report on leprosy in Japan -----------------------------------------
Report on leprosy in the Kingdom of Denmark ---------------------
Translation of certain laws on the subject of leprosy in force in
that country - - - - - --------------------------------------------
Bill for the investigation of leprosy in the United States-------------
National quarantine administration (foreign):
Foreign sanitary inspection service -------------- ------------------
Sanitary inspection at Habana, Cuba ---------------------------
Vaccination, at Habana, of persons departing for the United
Sanitary inspection at Santiago de Cuba ------------------------
Sanitary inspection at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil--------------------
Statement of occurrence of yellow fever on shipping--------
Sanitary inspection at Yokohama, Japan -----------------------
Report on inspection of vessels and passengers for the United
States during the fiscal year 1898--------------------------
Report of epidemic dysentery-------------------------------
Sanitary inspection at Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands--------------
Preliminary report of Surg. D. A. Carmichael ---------------
Method of inspection of emigrants at Naples, Italy -----------------
Report on the inspection of the William Head Quarantine Station,
British Columbia, by Surg. S. D. Brooks.---------------------------
National quarantine administration (domestic):
Yellow fever precautions in the spring and summer of 1898:

Special regulations for naval war vessels---------------- - - - - - - -
Correspondence with Navy Department ------------------------
Navy requested to intercept small craft and refugees from
Cuba ---------------------------------------------------
Navy Department to forbid transportation of refugees or
effects from Cuba and to require observance of usual quar-
antine regulations on part of prize vessels and auxiliary

bring refugees, clothing, or baggage, and to submit to regular quarantine regulations, May 31, 1898—reply July 16---------Efforts to prevent landing of sick and wounded and refugees from Cuba at southern ports---------------------------------Letter to Surgeon-General Sternberg, U. S. A. -----------. Protest of Portsmouth, Va., board of health ---------------Protest from Port Tampa, Fla.-letter to Secretary of War-Orders to collector of customs, Port Tampa------. --------Quarantine authorities sustained notwithstanding war meas

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ures—letter to state health officer of Florida -----------------

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