Medicine: Cold Germ?

Dr. John Arthur Franklin Pfeiffer of Baltimore last week declared that he had found a germ which he believes to be the cause of the common cold. He said he had seen it under his microscope, a spherical germ occurring in pairs and sometimes in rows. After he had isolated it he tested it out on healthy humans by spraying a culture into their noses. In 24 hours they would develop strong nasal colds. A vaccine made from the culture and injected under their skins "would break up the cold in short order."...

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