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Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.

Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.
Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.
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Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.
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Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.
Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970.
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Dr. Liborio Bonifacio leaning on his table. 1970. Dr. Liborio Bonifacio was a municipal veterinarian in Agropoli, from Sicily. He developed Serum Bonifacio. The serum was developed, in the sixties in the mistaken belief that goats do not get sick of cancer. The preparation was obtained from feces and urine of an animal slaughtered, adding a third water distilled; after 48 hours, filtered and sterilized substance obtained which was then injected to the patient every 48 hours.The alleged cure gained great prominence in the newspapers in 1969 ; was also promoted a collection of funds to allow Liborio Bonifacio to produce the serum for the multitude of people who asked for it, which eventually led to the collection of 25 million pounds .The prominence media given by the newspapers to the story pushed the 'then Health Minister Camillo Ripamonti to authorize the experiment: it was interested 16 patients, followed for a period that went from 23 to 75 days, with results that the commission judged disappointing (4 patients died during the trial, he showed no improvement.
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SizeText 12.1" x 8"

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