Medicine: Bacteriologists

Disease, death, disappointment and a great deal of hope stirred the meeting of the Society of American Bacteriologists in Manhattan last week. President Karl Friederich Meyer could not attend. Director and bacteriologist of University of California's Hooper Foundation, Professor Meyer, 51, lay ill with parrot fever, which he had contracted while studying that disease.

Anna M. Pabst, 39, bacteriologist with the U. S. Public Health Service in Washington, was to read a paper at the New York meeting proving the impossibility of testing anti-meningitis serum on rabbits and guinea pigs. Night before her...

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