Medicine: No More Martyrs?

In New Haven last week, Warren G. Dugan, a conscientious objector, who had been working on polio in Yale's laboratories, died of it.

During the past ten years, 130 Public Health Service workers have sickened, and a dozen have died from diseases under study at the Government-owned National Institute of Health. Among them:

¶ Last autumn, 30-year-old Dr. Richard Henderson, trying to find a vaccine for scrub typhus, died of the disease.*

¶ Laboratory Assistant Rose Parrott, the Institute's first woman worker, died of tularemia (rabbit fever) last autumn, ten days after she was to have been retired after 30 years' service. She...

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