Medicine: One at a Time

Dogs droop and often die of distemper, a virus disease which affects them very much as influenza affects human beings. For experimental purposes scientists infect monkeys with the virus of distemper, just as they infect them with the virus of infantile paralysis. Last year, at Valhalla, N. Y., Dr. Gilbert Julias Dalldorf and associates* tried to inoculate monkeys with strains of both diseases at the same time and found that monkeys will not catch infantile paralysis while suffering from distemper. Last fortnight the Rockefeller Institute's Journal of Experimental Medicine presented the...

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