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Br Med J. Oct 19, 1957; 2(5050): 895–904.
PMCID: PMC1962472

An Outbreak of Encephalomyelitis in the Royal Free Hospital Group, London, in 1955

The Medical Staff Of The Royal Free Hospital

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