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A bacteriologic laboratory for diagnosing tuberculosis, diptheria and typhoid fever.A bacteriologic laboratory is equipped to diagnose tuberculosis, diphtheria and typhoid fever.

Chicago anti-spitting campaignThe State Board of Health declares tuberculosis to be a contagious disease.

Due to an influx of immigrants overtaxing housing facilities, a Division of Hotel and Lodging Inspection is created to conduct surveillance of rooming houses and to enforce standards for minimum air space, sanitation and maximum capacity.

Free treatment of poor persons bitten by rabid animals is offered.

1907Diphtheria Antitoxin Funds Available
The State Board of Health receives a $15,000 appropriation to provide for distribution of diphtheria antitoxin.

A law is passed to give the State Board of Health authority over quarantine matters, to establish its duty to investigate the cause of dangerously contagious or infectious diseases, and to maintain a chemical and bacteriological laboratory.

Tuberculosis SanitariumCities are allowed to build and maintain sanatoria for the care and treatment of people suffering from tuberculosis.