Medicine: Wolf! Wolf!?

In Paris, Professor Albert Calmette, Assistant Director of the Pasteur Institute, "a man of eminence and discretion," stepped to the lectern of the Academy of Medicine. Before him sat distinguished savants, among them Mme. Curie and Prof. Pierre Roux. From his quiet, austere laboratory Calmette had brought with him papers that were the fruit of 20 years' patient inconspicuous labor. Calmette read, finished, the chamber vibrated with vociferous applause.

What he had said, modestly, was that ihe had been successful in "an attempt to protect nurslings from the infection of tuberculosis."

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