Catching a cold - for science
- 8 January 1959
PA Reuter photograph titled 'Catching a cold - for science'. Caption on back reads: Dr. D. Tyrell, the resident virologist, drops fluid containing a virus into the nose of Miss Bette Anderson of Marlow, Buckinghamshire, a volunteer at the Common Cold Research Unit near Salisbury, Wiltshire, today (Thursday). Miss Laura Weston of Dudley, Worcestershire, and Miss Larch Garrad (at rear) of Weston-super-Mare await their turn. They are spending ten days helping scientists try and discover the virus causing the common cold so that a cure can be developed. Volunteers, who are still needed, stand a 40 per cent chance of catching a cold after being given nose drops containing virus.
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- Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum
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