Medicine: War Gas Protection

The next war, militarists agree, will be a war of gas. It will be waged on civilians as well as soldiers. The French, a practical people, realize this, yet they have done little to teach their civilians a defense against poison gas. This failure the French Congress of Hygiene, which met at the Paris Pasteur Institute last week, sought to remedy. Poland, Germany, Russia and Italy teach their people gas protection. The Congress advised the French Government to imitate and enlarge the methods :

Every person should be taught how to wear and use...

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