THE ORGANIZATION OF FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH FORCES

Alan J. McLaughlin
1919 American journal of public health (New York, N.Y. : 1912)  
conclusion is that organisms can be transferred from the mouth of one individual to that of another by means of eating utensils washed in the ordinary way. Since the aforementioned report was presented, a canvass of three types of public eating places in a large city has been made with the tabulated results (page 37), relative to the recent epidemic of influenza. It will be noted that there are 85 per cent more cases among those who eat from hand washed dishes which are not disinfected by
more » ... g water. Is not this a suggestion for sanitary dishwashing,-immersion inboilingwater,
doi:10.2105/ajph.9.1.38 pmid:18010017 fatcat:3cckdsow5jfwxcvfevg37clb24