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New York State Department of Health and Serums for Disease Outbreaks, 1917

Department of Health Calls For Help
New York State Archives, NYSA_A4238-78_B1_F5_SurgeonGeneral
Document Description
In a letter to the State Health Commissioner, Dr. Hermann M. Biggs, U.S. Surgeon General W.C. Gorgas asks that the the U.S. Army not have to rely on commercial serums and that the New York State Department of Health supply the army with serums to handle the outbreaks of diseases like cerebrospinal meningitis and pneumonia, July 21, 1917.

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