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Document by Surgeon General Regarding Vincent's Angina, ca. 1917
This document describes the problem of Vincent's Angina and its chief causes, namely, the failure to disinfect eating and drinking utensils and the sharing of pipes or cigarettes. Life in the trenches made soldiers especially susceptible to this type of problem since it was impossible, under such conditions, to wash dishes or obtain other tobacco products.
Library and Archives Canada
RG9 III-B-2, vol. 3615, file 25/4/2-25/6/2
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