Medicine: Warning to Shavers

If you have a shaving brush "of stiff hair, grayish in color . . . four-and-a-half inches over all, the handles three-quarters of an inch in diameter . . . stamped [on top] 'Japan 33²' and on the side . . . 'Imperial — sterilized' " put on your gloves, wrap it up, and bring it at once to your local health department.

Such was the substance of a warning issued by Assistant Surgeon General Clifford Ellison Waller and his public health colleagues to all U. S. shavers last week. Reason: a case of deadly anthrax in North Dakota last fortnight was...

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