Medicine: Infantile Paralysis

From Fort Worth, Texas, and from Georgetown, Ky., public health officials reported local epidemics of infantile paralysis. About Fort Worth the disease has been a menace the past two months; Georgetown had 13 cases last week. In southern Ohio were sporadic cases.

Dr. Leon Herbert Martin, public health director at Fort Worth, en couraged doctors by reporting success with a serum treatment for infantile paralysis. The treatment consisted of injecting serum from a patient recently recovered from the disease into the bloodstream of a new case. In five cases treated, paralysis was stopped....

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