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A DREAD DISEASE.

A REPORT ORDERED. (Per Press Association.) WELLINGTON, February 19. At the Hospital Board meeting today a discussion took place on tho prevalence of venereal disease. Referonce was made to the efforts employed to combat consumption, and the speakers considered that much of this work I would bo nullified unless active measures were taken against syphilis, which it had been said gave rise very often to the other disease. "The sooner there i is a special staff for this disease," said Mr F. T. Moore, "the better. There ■will be less criminals in the gaols then | and less lunatics in the asylums." Mr Moore moved a resolution that the ; medical superintendent be asked to furnish a comprehensive report dealing with the dangers of these diseases and the best method of combating them. This was carried vi animously.

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A DREAD DISEASE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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A DREAD DISEASE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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