Diphtheria - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphtheria - (Greek διφθέρα (diphthera) "pair of leather scrolls") is an upper respiratory tract illness caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, a facultative anaerobic Gram-positive bacterium.[1][2]


9/2011 Newsletter - www.ddondickerman.com - "Dr. Felix Ruh...and his partner, Louis Pasteur, were among the few who believed that these deaths were caused by what was then unseen germs.  While the medical establishment forbid their experimentation, Pasteur and Ruh secretly carried out their clandestine research...They forced their way into the ward where 300 babies lay, segregated to die from black diphtheria.  With  the blood of the (infected but living) horse, they forcibly inoculated every one of the babies.  All but 3 lived and recovered completely.  They were saved by the blood of one who overcame the disease (the same way Jesus saves us today, though His shed blood.)