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INVENTOR HEAÏSfô

RADIO CALL

Supply of "Iron Lung"

AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Friday.-How a young Australian answered a B.B.C. broadcast appeal and used his inventive skill to save the lives of countless people stricken with respiratory paralysis was revealed by Mr. Edward T. Both, designer of the "iron lungs" being distri- buted by Viscount Nuffield, who is aboard the Mariposa returning to his home in Australia.

While in Australia in 1937 he invented a type of "iron lung" for use in infantile paralysis cases. He went to England last year to de- monstrate his invention. He heard a B.B.C. appeal for an "iron lung" required urgently to save the life of a patient at a country hospital. Within 24 hours he had begun the manufacture of "iron lunga."

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