AN EPIDEMIC OF SORE THROAT DUE TO A PECULIAR STREPTOCOCCUS
During the past three months there has been, and still continues, in Chicago an epidemic of sore throat that is unusually severe and characterized by complications strikingly different from those of other years. That it is generally prevalent throughout the city is attested by numerous physicians.
A streptococcus presenting certain peculiar characteristics is found in practically all cases. A number of Cases have terminated fatally. In view of these facts, it is thought wise to make a brief...