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May 15, 1926

JAPAN

JAMA. 1926;86(20):1564-1565. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670460072021

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Abstract

The Cause of Rabies  Dr. K. Sukegawa, after seven years of research, has cultivated the micro-organism that causes rabies. He believes that the Negri bodies are not the cause of this disease. In his first trial of infecting rabbits with this virus, fifty-eight days passed before rabies appeared in them and the symptoms of the disease were imperfect. At present, in the twelfth generation, the disease appears in twelve days.

The Imperial Academy Prizes  In the general meeting of the Imperial Academy, the prize winners for the year 1925 were selected. The imperial prize was conferred on a geologist, aged 26. The academy prize was awarded to Prof. Dr. Seizo Fujinuma of the Medical College of Aichi University, whose work was "The Histologic Study of Oxydase." He is said to have pursued his researches for more than ten years, meanwhile making a clinical study of the pathologic changes involved. His

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