VERNON KNIGHT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ALBERT Z. KAPIKIAN, M.D.; HOWARD M. KRAVETZ, M.D.; ROBERT M. CHANOCK, M.D.; J. A. MORRIS, PH.D.; ROBERT J. HUEBNER, M.D.; JOSEPH E. SMADEL, M.D.; HUGH E. EVANS, M.D.
Dr. Vernon Knight: Participants in our program today will describe current research on the common cold and one agent, the respiratory syncytial virus, in particular. Volunteers for exposure to this virus came from Federal prisons in the area, and much of the credit for the success of the project to date goes to Mr. James Bennett, Director of Federal Prisons, and to Dr. Harold Janney, chief physician for the prison system, who have given us excellent cooperation.
Studies with volunteers are not new and usually they are conducted within penal institutions. But it seemed to us that more precise, useful
KNIGHT V, KAPIKIAN AZ, KRAVETZ HM, et al. Ecology of a Newly Recognized Common Respiratory
Agent RS-Virus: Combined Clinical Staff Conference at theNational Institutes of Health. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:507–525. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-3-507
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