Medicine: Privies para Pedro

The Indians of Peru are deeply uninterested in quite a lot of things. Some of the things that fail to stir their interest: hospital care, cleanliness, antivenereal treatments, vaccination, privies. Nor were they much impressed, at first, by Dr. David Glusker, nor by the fact that Dr. Glusker had been an instructor in Medicine at Cornell Medical School before he joined the Army last February. (Nelson Rockefeller's Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs had discovered that Dr. Glusker knew a lot about tropical medicine and Spanish and whisked him off to the...

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