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As soon as he began to regain his faculties, a week after the attack of paralysis, he dictated a scientific communication to his THE LEGEND OF PASTEUR 53 Mm who was watching over during the night. Within a few weeks, he started again for Aiais to resume his studies on silkworm diseases, despite the difficulties of the trip, the student Gernez, lack of comfort of his southern quarters, and contrary to the advice of his physicians. For Pasteur was before all a man of in- domitable was not only was also nature will.
Filterable viruses He threw a flood of light on the mechanisms by which pathoand human communi- genic agents spread through both animal ties and bring about, in susceptible hosts, those profound disturbances of normal physiology which may eventually culminate in death. Even more astounding, he recognized that prior contact with a microscopic agent of disease can render an otherwise susceptible host resistant to this agent; he worked out techniques by THE LEGEND OF PASTEUR which the state of resistance specific 49 immunity can safely be rendering the infective agent innocuous.
Oh! " a year before again gathering enough courage to go and meet his destiny in the capital. His father, mother and sisters, and later his wife and children, constituted his emotional universe, supplemented by a very few friends, and by some of his masters upon whom he bestowed un- bounded devotion. Chappuis and remained Bertin, his confidants to the end. comrades of his youth, And to the old family home and in periods of familial he returned every summer, tragedies, there to recover physical and moral strength.