What gives me some comfort is that throughout history, humankind has faced other fatal infectious diseases and ultimately prevailed. In our cover story, Timothy P. Barnard looks at the deadly rabies outbreak in late 19th-century Singapore. Rabies caused a great scare here and led to the culling of over 22,000 dogs, but eventually it was eradicated from our shores.
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The Hokkaido Mathematical Journal is published by Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University and endeavors to publish significant research articles in all areas of mathematics. Three issues are published each year forming a volume of approximately 600 pages.
Starting with Volume 4 (1974), each volume of Hiroshima Mathematical Journal consists of three numbers annually. This journal publishes original papers in pure and applied mathematics.