Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 45 Part 2.djvu/896

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2572 INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONVENTION. JUNE 21,1926. This principle does not deprive a State of the right to close a portion of its frontiers if need be. The places through which border traffic will exclusively be allowed shall be designated, and in sucn cases duly equipped sanitary stations shall be set up at the places thus designated. Notice of these measures shall munediately be given to tho n~hboring country concerned. Notwithstanding the provisions of the present Article, persons having been in contact Wlth a person ill with J?ulmonary plague, may be retained at land frontiers under observation for not more than seven days reckoned from the time of arrival. Persons who have been in contact with a person ill with exanthe- matous typhus may be submitted to ddousing. ARTICLE 59. ~ from Infected In trains coming from infected areas it is important that the rail- way crew keep watch on the way over the state of health of the travellers. Medical intervention shall be limited to inspection of travellers and care of the sick and the latters' comI>anions if there be occasion. When this inspection is resorted to, it shall, as far as possible ii be com- bined with the Custom examination in order that trave ers may suffer as little delay as possible. ARTICLE 60. co:;:~u!s~ yellow lever Railway cars running in countries where yellow fever exists must be so a~anged as to be as little spited as possible for the transport of Stegomyw,. ARTICLE 61. e1!ffTarmstroBot (talk):resTarmstroBot (talk)d Travellers coming from an area which lies under the conditions areas. coming under the second paragraph of Article 10 of this Conven- .4 1 1te,p .2558 . tion may be subjected on arrival at their destination to surveillance for not more than six days reckoned from the date of their arrival in the case of plague, five days in the case of cholera, six duys in the case of yellow fever, twelve days ~ the case of exanthematous typhus, or fourteen days in the case of smallpox. Special measures In exceptional cases. . 4nte, p. 2561 . No detention of rail· way cars. ARTICLE 62. With respect to diseases comin~ under this Convention, Govern- ments, notwithstanding the foregomg provisions, reserve the right in exceptional cases to take special measures in regard to certain classes of persons who do not offer satisfactory sanitary guarantees, espe- cially persons travelling or crossing the frontier in bands. The pro- visions of this paragraph are not applicable to emigrants save the provisions of Article 21. These measures may include the establishment at frontiers of sani- tary stations, sufficiently equipped, to ensure the surveillance, and the observation if necessaryl of the persons conoerned, as well as for their medical examination, disinfectionl disinsectisation and :vaccination. As far as possible, these exceptIOnal measures should be made the subject of special arrangements between adjoining States. ARTICLE 63. Railway cars for passengers, mails or luggage and freight cars may not be detained at the frontier.