Science: Venom Patrol

When Paris fell, one of the adjuncts of civilization that went with it was the Institut Pasteur. It was a severe loss to Allied soldiers, for the Institut was, among other things, the world's principal source of snakebite serum. From Johannesburg now comes the story of a long, dangerous mission undertaken by three enlisted men of the South African Army to help make up this loss.

Members of this snake patrol, who set out to collect venom for serum-making for the South African Institute of Medical Research, are Corporals F. Walsey and M....

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