Animals: Parrot Donor

When Lillian Fisher, 15, of Joliet, Ill , developed infantile paralysis last week the Fisher physician telephoned long distance to Chicago's Durand Hospital for serum, heard Dr. George Howitt Weaver tell him to use parrot's blood instead. Immediately a parrot was bled. Five cubic centimetres were injected into Lillian Fisher. She improved. When Dr. Weaver heard about the injection he exclaimed: "The doctor just misunderstood me. I said parent's blood, not parrot's blood."


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