Medicine: Capsules, Sep. 13, 1954

¶ Gamma globulin has edged back into favor as a protective against polio. After restudy of cases that occurred in 1952 and tests of viruses from victims. Pittsburgh's Dr. William McD. Hammon reported that G.G.'s record had been smirched by sloppy test procedures and by confusing other diseases with polio. Hammon and colleagues now consider G.G. slightly more effective than they had first thought—but still no substitute for a vaccine.

¶ For staid Germans, who find gum-chewing G.I.s and tourists unspeakably schrecklich, the German Medical Association had a shocking announcement. Despite the bad effect of sugar coating, "Chewing inspires the flow of...

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