Milestones: Sep. 23, 1985

DIED. John Franklin Enders, 88, Nobel-prizewinning virologist, philosopher of natural science and teacher to generations of experts in infectious disease at Harvard University (1929-77), whose techniques for growing viruses outside the human body and attenuating them so that safe, effective vaccines could be created led to the near eradication of many childhood diseases, including measles and polio, in developed countries; in Waterford, Conn.

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