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EGYPT'S CHOLERA EPIDEMIC

an EGYPT’S CHOLERA EPIDEMIC Palestine’s Move JERUSALEM, Tuesday — Dr. Krikor Krikorian, Pales- tine’s acting Director of Me- dical Services, was today gran- ted emergency powers to pre- vent the present cholera epi- demic in Egypt from spread- ing to Palestine. “The health of Palestine is seriously threatened by the existence of cholera in a neigh. bouring country,” Sir Alan Cunningham, British High Commissioner, declared in the announcement that Dr. Kri- Korian.was empowered to en- force compulsory inoculation, restrict movement of persons across frontiers and enter houses to treat possible hidden cholera cases. (R)