Review of Reviews,  10 (1894), 317–26.

The Progress of the World



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Disease, Discovery, Medical Treatment, Vaccination

    Reports that at 'the International Health Congress, which has been sitting at Buda-Pesth, considerable excitement was occasioned by the announcement of a cure for diphtheria, which is at present one of the most unmanageable of diseases. By this method it is brought under control by inoculating the patient with serum'. Adds that 'the announcement of the discovery created no small excitement, which was not confined to the medical faculty alone'. (326)

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