PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND STATISTICS OF DISEASE IN VERMONT.
At the late annual meeting of the Vermont State Medical Society, the president, Dr. Caverly of Rutland in his address gave some very interesting facts on the above topic. Back in 1815, Dr. Gallup of Woodstock, wrote a small volume "On Epidemic Diseases in the State of Vermont." This was among the first works on infectious diseases published in this country and has both a local and historical value.
In 1857, the State began a system of gathering vital statistics,...