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18 Months Later (MIS 06-3030-1), National Museum of Health and Medicine

18 Months Later (MIS 06-3030-1), National Museum of Health and Medicine

 

Description: From a slide set on public hygiene and the prevention venereal diseases. "18 Months Later. After one year of treatment and one year of observation with negative blood tests is advised to wait another year before marrying."

 

[Some slides in this series are missing, but would have shown the patient attending a reputable doctor for a cure. Another series shows a man going to a quack and giving syphilis to his family].

 

Date: unknown, World War I

 

Photo ID: MIS 06-3030-1

 

Source collection: OHA 233.05: Medical Illustration Service (MIS) Library

 

Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives

 

Rights: No known restrictions upon publication, physical copy retained by National Museum of Health and Medicine. Publication and high resolution image requests should be directed to the NMHM (www.medicalmuseum.mil/)

 

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Taken on March 22, 2011