"Fight Syphilis" describes the effects of syphilis and the areas at risk in the United States.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:9 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Treatment and effects of the venereal disease syphilis in United States. A veteran crippled due to syphilis stands as United States veteran troops of World War I march on the street. The World War 1 veteran sits on a high-back wheel chair as a boy pushes him along a sidewalk past community homes. Scientists and chemists work in the laboratory for the detection and cure of syphilis. Technicians works with pipettes and vials. Research for new treatment of syphilis. A microscope kept near a chemist. Patients stand as their tests come negative or positive. A patient takes injections for treatment. A view of colleges (male students playing chess), schools, U.S. Navy ships, and other institutions where infected people come in intimate contact and the disease spreads fast. Animated diagram explains the spread of the disease. A man reads the advertisements of a medical quack. The syphilis cripples men. A patient sits on a chair. Patients sit outside a doctor's room. Houses on animated map without shadow of the disease.
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