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One wonders what prompted Dr. Lasagna to write a book on venereal diseases. Certainly, he has not in the past been one of the "deacons" of the American Social Health Association or American Venereal Disease Association.
The need for a book like this was much greater five years ago when I would have purchased copies to send to each of my elected representatives in Washington. Fortunately, the NIH has finally recognized the need for research in V.D. and is presently funding three (two more proposed) centers of research.
This is a readable book which combines straightforward, up-to-date information on syphilis
The VD Epidemic. How It Started, Where It's Going, and What to Do About It.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:439. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-439_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(3):439.
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