To the Editor:
—You may be interested in the enclosed correspondence resulting from an excerpt from "Acute Infectious Diseases" by Schamberg and Kolmer, published by Lea and Febiger of Philadelphia, which I sent to Mr. G. Bernard Shaw with the following letter:Jay F. Schamberg, M.D., Philadelphia.DR. SCHAMBERG'S LETTER TO G. BERNARD SHAWMr. G. Bernard Shaw, London.
In a treatise on "Acute Infectious Diseases" by Dr. Kolmer and myself which has just been published in Philadelphia, I have commented as per enclosure upon your attitude on vaccination and its proponents, as expressed in your preface to "The Doctor's Dilemma." The words are perhaps harsh, but in my opinion are fully warranted by your strictures upon a medical procedure which has saved millions of lives.My conviction is based in part upon twenty-five years' study of the literature, but mainly on a personal experience in the care of