Medicine: Paralysis Serum for All

Two Manhattan scientists announced last week that they had developed a horse serum useful against infantile paralysis. Heretofore the best treatment for the disease has been "convalescent serum" taken from a person who has recently recovered from infantile paralysis. Convalescent serum has been scarce and difficult to get. Drs. Marcus Neustaedter, neurologist, and E. J. Banzhaff, serologist, have hit upon a procedure of producing the proper serum in a horse, the handy and prolific source of diphtheria antitoxin. This serum immunizes monkeys against the disease. It has even cured them when...

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