by A. Trevor Willis, M.D., B.S. (Melb.), Ph.D. (Leeds), M.C.Path., M.C.P.A., Reader in Microbiology, Monash University, formerly Lecturer in Bacteriology, University of Leeds. xiv + 234 pages, illustrated, second edition. Butterworth Inc., Washington. 1965. $8.50
A Papuan native boy aged about 14 years died of acute encephalitis at Port Moresby in May 1956. A virus, isolated from the brain, has been identified as a strain of Murray Valley encephalitis virus and designated MVE-1-56.