Nazi Doctor Reports Typhus Epidemic in Warsaw Jewish Quarter

A typhus epidemic in Warsaw was reported over the German radio last night by a Nazi army physician who said that he had treated many cases of the disease himself in the former Polish capital.

The doctor asserted that precautions against spread of the epidemic had motivated the decision to transform Warsaw’s Jewish quarters into a barricaded ghetto and to forbid residents of other parts of the city to enter the section.

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