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Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 17, May 19, 1955
  • Published Date:
    May 19, 1955
  • Language:
    English
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Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 17, May 19, 1955
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Communicable Disease Center (U.S.). Poliomyelitis Surveillance Unit.
  • Series:
    Poliomyelitis surveillance report ; no. 17
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Fouth weekly summary.

    Dr. John Fox, Tulane University, New Orleans, reports isolation of poliomyelitis virus from the stool of PSU Case No. La-2. Isolation type 2 poliomyelitis virus from the stool of PSU Case No. La-2. Isolationof type 2 virus from two contacts of this Lilly associated case was reported previously.

    One new case was accepted today from Arkansas. This eight-year-old female developed meningeal signs without paralysis 24 days after inoculation with Lilly Vaccine. Vaccinated cases total 78 at 12:00 Noon 5-19-55 (Table l).

    This week the Fourth Weekly Summary appears on Thursday "because it 8 felt desirable to have the data available for the Expert Committee when it meets on Friday, May 20. In the future daily reports will be issued Monday through Friday with a Weekly Summary on Friday. Information of great urgency, if received over the week-end, will be distributed in a special report.

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