In case an epidemic threatens the health of the Commonwealth, the Secretary of Health shall take such measures as he may deem necessary to combat same, and shall, with the approval of the Governor, incur such expenses as may be necessary, for account of the Commonwealth Government, chargeable to the Commonwealth Emergency Fund created by §§ 457—465 of this title.
History —Mar. 14, 1912, No. 81, p. 122, § 5; May 10, 1945, No. 156, p. 528, § 1.