Gorgas Hospital, CZ. An infamous bottle that contained a morphine based syrup that was alleged to have sent babies off to sleep never to wake up. The bottle has embossed wording : Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup Curtis & Perkins Proprietors, with The Anglo American Drug Co. It is often referred to as a "baby killer" because of the belief that babies died after becoming addicted to teething syrups such as this.A fascinating bottle with a controversial history . Morphine Based, Baby Die, Anglo American, Controversial History, Baby Killers, American Drugs, Fascinators Bottle, Based Syrup, Infamous Bottle
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Two children in the Municipal Hospital, one unvaccinated and the other vaccinated on the day of admission - the crust is still seen on the leg. This child remained in the hospital with its mother(who was suffering from smallpox) for three weeks, and was discharged perfectly well. The unvaccinated child admitted with smallpox died.(Welch and Schamber [Schamberg?].) Copyright E.J.S>