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Ernest Black Struthers: missionary life, kala azar, and military strife

Peter Kopplin Toronto, Canada     Kala azar disease In 1934 the third edition of Cecil’s A Textbook of Medicine contained a chapter by an academically obscure missionary in China.1 Russell Cecil, still editing the book by himself with only the help of a neurology colleague, chose Ernest Black Struthers to write about kala azar […]