Medicine: Death: Wholesale

The hard fingers of Death clutched the bowels of infants and topers last week and carried them away wholesale.

Ten of the 40 babies in the maternity ward of Teaneck, N. J.'s Holy Name Hospital died of spasms and diarrhea.

Dr. Francis Christopher McCormack, Holy Name's medical director, summoned Bacteriologist William Hallock Park of New York City's Department of Health and Pathologist Leila Charlton Knox of St. Luke's Hospital to take the nine dead babies apart and search for the cause. Able Drs. Park and Knox could find no germ, no poison to account for...

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