Medicine: Capsules, Sep. 5, 1955

>> In Austria, 13,000 doctors and 2,500 dentists went on a two-day strike to protest against a new law extending state health insurance to all Austrians. Hundreds of white-smocked physicians paraded through Vienna, shouting slogans. Complaints: 1,200 young doctors are jobless, the state pays only $1 per patient every three months, and doctors average only $240 a month (less overhead).

>> The U.S. gave an official opinion about the much-disputed case of Aikichi Kuboyama, radioman of the Japanese fishing boat Fortunate Dragon, who died last year of hepatitis (with jaundice symptoms) six months after his craft was hit...

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