CEASE-FIRE: Epidemics & Patience

For weeks the Communists have been accusing the U.N. of waging bacteriological warfare in North Korea, thus trying to explain away disease epidemics spreading north of the battle lines. The U.N. countered by proposing that an International Red Cross commission go into North Korea to investigate. Since that was the last thing the Reds wanted, they had to find an out. Last week they invented one.

The Peking radio charged that, with the knowledge and tacit consent of the Red Cross, U.N. doctors had been performing Nazi-style medical experiments on Red prisoners of war both on Koje Island and on...

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