Medicine: Sequels

¶ Asian influenza, sweeping around the world (TIME, June 24), broke out in the U.S. Atlantic Fleet destroyer force based on Newport, R.I. By last count, about 500 men had the disease—out of 27,500 men on the 110 Newport-based ships, There were no deaths. Laboratory tests showed the virus to be of the mutant Type A first detected in the Orient.

¶ Leon and Leonard Masden, 19, identical twins from Shepherdsville, Ky., went under the knife at Boston's Peter Bent Brigham Hospital for a kidney transplant authorized by court order (TIME, June 24). In a six-hour operation Leonard's left kidney was...

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