FUNDAMENTAL ANTITULAREMIA MEASURES AND TRENDS IN THE WORK OF TULAREMIA CONTROL STATIONS
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
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The fundamental measures of control which are discussed include 1 vaccination of the people against tularemia 2 study of regional epidemiology of tularemia, counting rodent populations, establishing outbreaks of epizootic among them, preparation of epizootological and epidemiological forecasts of tularemia 3 increasing the knowledge of medical personnel on matters of diagnosis, clinical course, treatment, and prophylaxis of tularemia 4 organization and implementation of measures for the eradication of rodents in the fields and in settlements 5 implementation of general sanitation measures 6 educational work among the people on the questions of sanitation and personal prophylaxis against tularemia 7 strengthening of tularemia control stations with personnel, improving professional qualifications of specialists of stations, supplying them with proper facilities and laboratory equipment.
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