Lambert, William
April 1963
ONE;Apr63, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p17
This article provides an interview with Warren A. Ketterer, head of the Venereal Diseases Section of the California Department of Public Health, about the spread of venereal diseases (VD) and its implications for homosexuals. The mode of transmission of VD is examined. There is information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and public health services that are available to homosexuals. The misconceptions about the role of homosexuals in the spread of VD is addressed.


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