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Method for Speeding Penicillin Production Developed at Hebrew University

A method for speeding the production of the life-saving drug penicillin, which has been found effective in the treatment of almost all infections, was outlined here yesterday at the annual meeting of the Palestine Microbiological Society.

Dr. Baruch Levin, of the Hebrew University, said that experiments in his laboratories there have evolved a process by which penicillin can be produced within an hour instead of the ten days that it takes with present methods.