Thursday, January 3, 2013

Gradually mass produce natural penicillin, starting in 1940, but ban all mention of the word in newspapers : half way moral approach ?

Producing enough penicillin for all Allied civilians and all Allied soldiers but keeping all word of it out of the newspapers and scientific journals might have been the best possible moral approach on its wartime use.

Yes , sick people in neutral, occupied and Axis countries would still die needlessly, but given the view held by many, many powerful people in the Allied elite, that penicillin should only be used to send lightly wounded troops back into combat, it might have been the most moral approach----- that would be politically acceptable in wartime....

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