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Experience of Massachusetts State Sanatoria For Tuberculosis During the Recent Influenza Epidemic

By John B. Hawes

Abstract

This article recounts the experience of a State Sanatoria in preventing an outbreak of influenza during the pandemic. It includes reports from superintendents of four state sanatoria. Quarantines were established; vaccines were employed; and the author writes "I do not feel that one is able to draw any conclusions of particular value concerning the efficacy of influenza vaccine in preventing the spread of influenza."Medical Journal ArticleFlu in various Institutions35 - 3

Topics: Subject -- quarantine, Subject -- prisons, Subject -- vaccine, Subject -- isolation, Subject -- absenteeism, Subject -- physicians, Subject -- nurses and nursing
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan Publishing, University Library, University of Michigan
Year: 1919
OAI identifier: oai:quod.lib.umich.edu:5570flu.0016.755
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