The Inoculation Accident at Mulkowal

  title={The Inoculation Accident at Mulkowal},
  author={Ronald Ross},
  • R. Ross
  • Published 1 March 1907
  • History
  • Nature
I SHOULD like to Direct the attention of your readers to this matter. The evidence regarding the unfortunate Mulkowal accident, as given in the Lancet and the British Medical Journal for February 2, and in the Journal of Tropical Medicine for February 1, shows that on October 30, 1902, nineteen persons were inoculated from a single bottle of Haffkine's prophylactic labelled 53N, while numerous other persons were inoculated from other bottles. A week later all the nineteen inoculated from bottle… 
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