Medicine: Sleeping Sickness

St. Louis last week appeared to have established its title as the breeding spot for a special kind of sleeping sickness. This type of encephalitis first appeared four years ago at St. Louis, laid 1,000 low, killed 200 directly or by rendering them susceptible to heart failure or pneumonia. That epidemic subsided with the passing of 1933's hot weather, and there was no notable reappearance of the disease until this summer. By last week it had claimed

160 victims, was responsible for 40 deaths. Although this disease, a virus which attacks the...

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