The Truth About Dr. Koch and His Poison. By Sir Morell Mackenzie
Morell Mackenzie Contemporary Review
Disease, Medical Treatment, Vaccination, Error
Royal College of Surgeons
While H H Robert Koch's secret treatment for tuberculosis was 'unduly puffed in November', it has now 'fallen into some degree of disrepute in January'. His proposed remedy is in fact 'a poison infinitely stronger than the concentrated venom of the most poisonous snake' and it should be administered only with extreme caution. Also reproduces a satirical cartoon of a blundering Koch from La Silhouette.
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