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infection. I lost part of my hearing from a big infection
Parkinson's Disease they strongly suspect is traceable to
the 1918 epidemic.
Certainly sleeping sickness was.
There was an epidemic of sleeping sickness that
resulted in a neurological condition that was certainly
About the Lasker awards -- do you want to hear about that?
Yes, I do, but before that: you told me last year that
you had been reappointed to the advisory board of the Cancer
Institute for a term that ends in 1980. Tell me of any
interesting developments on that board.
Well, the board is largely dominated by basic researchers
who really hate the thought of anything to do with clinical
research, and I'm constantly frustrated by the fact that they
don't want to even hear about it or stop it and they want as
little money spent on clinical research as possible. That's
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