THE DIRECT REPRESENTATION OF SCOTLAND ON THE GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

William Bruce
1906 The Lancet  
338 and attention which were necessary ; the " lazareto was in consequence stormed by the populace which had always doubted the genuineness of the existence of infectious disease. The inmates were found to be healthy with the exception of five patients who were suffering from more or less trivial ailments, and since this occurrence there have been no further cases of so-called plague. It turns out that the whole affair has been a scare purposely got up by certain interested individuals in
more » ... ndividuals in Madeira from political motives which need not be considered further. I write this with the full concurrence of the senior English physician in the island, Dr. M. C. Grabham, and we both wish not only to reassure the friends of visitors at present staying here but to make public the fact that intending visitors need have no fear of running any danger on their arrival.-I am, Sirs, yours faithfully,
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