Medicine: Influenza, More

Influenza showed a few signs of waning last week in the eastern U.S. (e.g., New York City); it still waxed in certain sections of the Midwest and West (e.g., Detroit, Indianapolis, Los Angeles). About 1,000.000 people were sick, according to the A.P., but Dr. Morris Fishbein, editor of the Journal of the A.M.A., upped the estimate to at least ten per cent of the population. A board of Philadelphia doctors averred that the virus causing this year's mild flu was not a dangerous one; they hedged by adding that this virus might pave the way for more dangerous germs six weeks...

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