Medicine: Not to be Confused with . . .

Not to be Confused with .. .

According to evidence in last week's Lancet, the new drug vivicillin (TIME, May 22) is not a good substitute for penicillin. The evidence (from a British military hospital): twelve cases of leg ulcers, carbuncles, boils, colitis, bacterial endocarditis, gonorrhea, septicemia which vivicillin failed to cure.


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