Feb. 12, 1959: Paul Coates – When VD Was ‘Cured’

Paul Coates, Feb. 12, 1959, L.A. Mirror

Feb. 12, 1959: After World War II, many Americans assumed that penicillin had eliminated venereal disease (STDs to you youngsters). And, no, it was still around.

This column originally appeared in the L.A. Mirror in 1959 and was republished on latimes.com in 2009. It’s available via Archive.org.

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