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TEUTONIC PLAGUE INCREASE REQUIRES EMERGENCY WARD

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An emergency ward was created yesterday in the Hygiene Building, anticipating the time when Stillman facilities will no longer be able to accommodate the swelling ranks of those stricken with the German measles, that well-known Teutonic plague.

There are 30 beds now occupied by measle victims in the infirmary, and just two more can be provided for them. Only once before in the memory of Dr. Paul H. Means '17, medical adviser, has it been considered necessary to establish a ward at 15 Mt. Holyoke Street. That was during the grippe epidemic of three years ago, but was never used.

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