A Letter From The Publisher: Jul. 4, 1983

America's most unsung sleuths may well be the staff members of the Centers for Disease Control. In the opinion of Atlanta Bureau Chief Joseph Boyce, who spent more than two weeks reporting the activities of the Government's CDC for this week's cover stories, the agency is responsible for Americans' receiving the best protection in the world against such sudden and unexpected killers as toxic shock syndrome, Legionnaire's disease and swine flu. Boyce, who talked with CDC administrators, epidemic intelligence-service officers and public health officers, was doubly impressed by the agency's operations. Says...

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