Complement fixation and H.A.l. tests have been applied to the study of influenza virus strains isolated in Cape Town during 1952. All proved to be of the A prime variety. Difficulties encountered with the quantitative complement fixation tests are discussed. Discrepancies are pointed out between results of H.A.I. and complement fixation tests.
The tuberculosis problem of East London is descriptionbed in relation to control measures and the establishment and functions of a tuberculosis settlement. A plea is made for the establishment of settlements as close as possible to the community they serve, and if possible for the integration of settlement activities with the normal housing development of the area. The importance of Care Committee work is stressed. The solid achievements of the Tuberculosis Association and the SANTA Settlement in helping to reduce the tuberculosis mortality in East London are enumerated.