COLD INOCULATIONS ARE FOUND TO BE OF VALUE
Most Men Treated Last Fall Had Fewer Illnesses -- Efficacy of Inoculations Greatest for Milder Colds
That men who are troubled with frequent colds during the winter season would do well to take advantage of the inoculation treatment to be offered next October by the University is the conclusion drawn by Dr. P. H. Means '17. Medical Adviser, after a study of the results of inoculations administered this fall.
Fifty-eight men this fall received treatment designed to prevent the common colds and respiratory infections. Replies to a questionnaire from 38 of these indicated that five had been rewarded by complete freedom from catarrhal trouble, ten saw marked benefit, ten moderate benefit, seven slight benefit, five no benefit, while two cases were doubtful.
Figures from the 89 men indicated that collectively they had experienced only 49 mild colds as against 89 last year: 22 moderate colds as against 68, 16 severe colds as against 42, four cases of grippe as against seven and three colds with complications as against four