Medicine: Typhoid from Lourdes

Doleful were the tales of a recent pilgrimage to the healing shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes which a band of Scottish Catholics had to recount to their doctors last week. After a hot. dirty journey across England and France they found at Lourdes frowsy lodgings, greasy meals, few sanitary conveniences. To get to Our Lady of Lourdes's niche in the cavern, they filed down a long road to the Domain of the Grotto where supplicants stood ankle deep in dust. Water in Lourdes was precious, save at the sacred spring whence...

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