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"Jaundice Among U.S. Troops" from Tactical and Technical Trends

The following comment on jaundice is taken from Tactical and Technical Trends, No. 1, June 18, 1942.

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Twelve hundred additional cases of hepatitis (jaundice) have been reported in Northern Ireland. The majority of cases are hospitalized. The disease is caused from yellow fever vaccine; a study of the epidemic is being made. (Note: There have been reports of jaundice among troops in several other areas.)

(M/A Cable, London.)


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