Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Microbe Hunters

  • A Norse and Dutch friendship

    Jan VerhaveNetherlands The renowned pathologist Ludvig Hektoen maintained a vast correspondence with many people.1 The science writer Paul de Kruif was one of them. Their contacts started in 1925. Paul de Kruif was in trouble. In 1922, he had written a story on vaccines in Hearst’s International Magazine where he had accused the manufacturer of…