[The prevention measures of plague in Hebei from 1946 to 1948].

Zhonghua yi shi za zhi (Beijing, China : 1980)

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Jia G. [The prevention measures of plague in Hebei from 1946 to 1948]. Zhonghua Yi Shi Za Zhi. 2010;40(3):145-8.
The plague was seriously occurred in Hebei from 1946 to 1948, which had a great impact on the local social economy and people's life. The public health system was established by the government, and people were instructed about the knowledge of health consciousness and life habits for controlling effectively the plague. The measures of giving medicine freely and social assistance were taken for preventing the plague in the folk. Thus, the plague was controlled in a short time. However, the effect of prevention was limited by the objective conditions. The color of western medicine was showed from these measures, and the "modernity" of the system at that time was indicated.