Medicine: Death & Doctors

In Vienna last week, as Nazis took possession of the world's greatest establishment for medical teaching—the University of Vienna's medical school (300 professors & lecturers), the General Hospital (over 2,000 beds), the polyclinic and nine other hospitals—a dread epidemic struck down many a great physician. Reported as suicides were:

Professor Wolfgang Denk, 55, University & General Hospital chief surgeon, author of the textbook on surgery most widely used in Austria, no Jew.

Professor Gabor Nobl, 74, Polyclinic skin & syphilis specialist, who shot his wife and himself.

Professor Edmund Nobel, 54, baby specialist,...

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