"Penicillin for Gonorrhea Works 95 Times Out of 100"

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"Penicillin for Gonorrhea Works 95 Times Out of 100"


"but...YOU may be one of the failures!"

This poster conveys that penicillin is an effective treatment for gonorrhea but warns that it does not work in all cases.


National Archives, Record Group 44: Records of the Office of Government Reports, 1932-1947, Series: World War II Posters, compiled 1942-1945, http://research.archives.gov/description/515171.

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Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Domestic Operations Branch. Bureau of Special Services., “"Penicillin for Gonorrhea Works 95 Times Out of 100",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed April 24, 2024, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/58.


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