Dr. Crow assigned to stay in AVL and study the Von Ruck vaccine for 6-12 months

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Dr. Crow assigned to stay in AVL and study the Von Ruck vaccine for 6-12 months - OR, CROW WILL STUDY VON RUCK VACCINE MEMBER OF...
OR, CROW WILL STUDY VON RUCK VACCINE MEMBER OF NAVAL MEDICAL CORPS IN ASHEVILLE. Was Sent Here by Burgeon General Stokes, of Nary WU Remain Probably a Tear. Dr. Gsorga Blaine Oow, ef ths medical department ef the United States navy, arrived In Asheville Friday afternoon, and will spend from six months to ens year In this city making a thorough study ef the Von Ruck preventative vaccine against tuberculoma Dr. Crow has teased a house, and la prepared to stay until he has thoroughly mastered ths use of the vaccine and has demonstrated to his own satisfaction hs value. Dr. Crow la ths second member ef the medical oorps of the United States navy to visit Asheville for this purpose. When Dr. Von Ruok first announced his discovery of a vaccine that will immunise against ths white plague, hs offered It to the United States government tor use Inn Immunising ths men of ths army and navy against tuberculosis. Burgson-Oen eral Stokes, of ths navy, immediate ly sent Dr. Stltt, medical Inspector of ths navy, to Asheville, to investigate the serum and make a report to the officials ef ths navy. While Dr. Stltt's official report has not been made public he became) personally so snthuiisstlo and spoke so favorably of ths vaccine that Genera! Stokes decided not to wait for further report before Investigating further. Dr. Crew was ths man selected by ths mrgeon-veneral to make a thorough Investigation of ths serum and prepare a report to the navy department, as well as to learn ths method ot administering ths serum. Dr. Crow la an experienced bacteriologist, and will be alble, after a course at ths Von Ruok sanitarium, to prspare the vaccine tor use by the navy depart ment In addition to ths sending of Dr. Crow to Asheville by ths medical department of ths navy, It Is expected that physicians representing the other departments of the government will be sent to Ashsvtlls soon, as ths strum Is being considered by Burgeon-General Blue, of ths army, and by ths officials ot ths publlo health de partment Dr. Crow will spend his tlms In AshsTflls at the Von Ruok sanitarium and will maks ths most exhaustive tests ot the serum, whlls at ths same time he will study the mods of using ths serum under the personal supervision of Dr. Karl Von Ruck, the dis coverer. . . sf sas recently of the la bs It bs his his

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  1. Asheville Citizen-Times,
  2. 15 Jun 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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