Medicine: Encephalitis

A classic treatise on one of the worst infectious diseases, sleeping sickness, last week came from the U.S.'s No. 1 encephalitis specialist, Dr. Josephine Bicknell Neal of New York City's Health Department. Encephalitis swept the U.S. in the wake of the influenza epidemic of 1918. What World War II has in store no one can tell, but Dr. Neal and other experts* fill this book with everything they know about this dread malady (Encephalitis ; Grune & Stratton; $6.75).

Cripples and Criminals. Encephalitis is a convenient name for a class of diseases which attack...

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