Medicine: Screen Salesman

The best way to fight malaria is not by drugs but by fighting mosquitoes. That is what Dr. Lowell T. Coggeshall of the University of Michigan concludes after helping Pan American Airways throw an airline across Africa in 60 days for the U.S. Army (TIME, Nov. 9)—a conclusion not new, but often forgotten under war conditions. Dr. Coggeshall's evidence, in the current War Medicine:

¶Neither quinine nor atabrine will suppress all infections. Among British forces near Panafrica's stations, about 30% of those on 0.3 gr. of quinine hydrochloride daily, and 23% of those...

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