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World War I – The Hebrew-Speaking Physicians’ Society battles disease in Jerusalem

 

The Hebrew-Speaking Physicians’ Society cared for the health of the inhabitants of Jerusalem and in cooperation with the municipal health bureau and the Pasteur Institute battled malaria, trachoma, smallpox, typhoid and cholera. Among its important activities was the organization of medical assistance to the poor of Jerusalem. This important enterprise was headed by Dr. Behem. At the outset of the war, publication of the newsletter of the Medicinal Society of Jaffa was halted. 

 

 

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