Medicine: Antimicrobum

"Antimicrobum "

Antimicrobum tomarkin is the rather unoriginal cognomen of a new and powerful bactericide for the treatment of pneumonia, discovered by Dr. Leander Tomarkin, a young Swiss physician of Russian origin, conducting researches in laboratories at Rome.

The drug is a synthetic compound in the form of gray powders contained in gelatin capsules, soluble in water, and apparently administered by way of the mouth. Used in cases of pneumonia at the University of Rome and Italian military hospitals, it is claimed to have reduced the morality rate from 35% to 2%. Dr. Tomarkin's offer...

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