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The way it was: Rheumatic fever control -- 1957

Oct 28, 2012 From staff reports

Polio was a huge public health concern in the 1950s, but rheumatic fever wasn't far behind. As with many such illnesses, the public schools were a primary ...


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These three health care providers were central to improved control of rheumatic fever in Riverton public schools in the 1950s. From left, school nurse Pansy Klaiber, school nurse Marie Trosper, and physician Ed Callaghan, M.D., </p><p>
pictured on Oct. 24, 1957.  File photo

These three health care providers were central to improved control of rheumatic fever in Riverton public schools in the 1950s. From left, school nurse Pansy Klaiber, school nurse Marie Trosper, and physician Ed Callaghan, M.D.,

pictured on Oct. 24, 1957. File photo


These three health care providers were central to improved control of rheumatic fever in Riverton public schools in the 1950s. From left, school nurse Pansy Klaiber, school nurse Marie Trosper, and physician Ed Callaghan, M.D., </p><p>
pictured on Oct. 24, 1957.  File photo

These three health care providers were central to improved control of rheumatic fever in Riverton public schools in the 1950s. From left, school nurse Pansy Klaiber, school nurse Marie Trosper, and physician Ed Callaghan, M.D.,

pictured on Oct. 24, 1957. File photo

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