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TUBriKOULOSSiS is COWS. -

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TUBriKOULOSSiS is COWS. The prevention of tuberculosis was one of the chief subjects discussed at the annual conference of the Kurd District Councils Association, at Caxton Hail, Westminster. The subject was in- troduced by Dr. Hugh Sfcott, meoieal officer of health for iiaxt Sus ex, who especially insisted upon the in) i,ol.t,.i lie, < f e,! nesting the people in the rural district • as to pi evi'iuive ns- asures. Mr. K Fo; sI'hw (V arrington) -aid that the Lancashire Co n y Co ueii of which he was a ir ember, had a n mbor tif cows te ted. and found that ikot abo, cl JO per cent. of them were tree from tuberculosis. Aft' r eows had been fid with forc- ing food for some time, they became more or less affected with tuberculosis. These eows were liked because they iiiillied wc-il. A cow affected with tubei culosis was a g"od milker. A resolution was carried declaring it desirable I that all district eouiieils>lK»*ild take steps to carry into etl" t th authority given by the Local Govern- meut Board to mnk" consumption or tuberculosis ) a eompulsorily notifiable disease.

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