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July 23, 1887


JAMA. 1887;IX(4):117-118. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400030021004

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Almost simultaneously with the report of the British Commission of Inquiry into M. Pasteur's Treatment of Hydrophobia, which has just appeared, comes a book entitled " M. Pasteur et la Rage," by Dr. Lutaud, editor of the Journal de Médecine de Paris; and as if to make the subject more complete up to date, the British Medical Journal of July 2 contains a letter from M. Pasteur to the Imperial Royal Society of Vienna, concerning the recent publication of Dr. von Frisch on Hydrophobia. The British Commission consisted, it will be remembered, of Sir James Paget, Sir Joseph Lister, Sir Henry Roscoe, M. P., Dr. Richard Quain, Dr. Lauder Brunton, Professor Burdon Sanderson, Dr. George Fleming, Principal Veterinary Surgeon of the British Army, and Mr. Victor Horsley, Professor Superintendent of the Brown Institution.

There is a good deal of difference between the report of the Commission and Dr. Lutaud's book. The

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