To the Editors:
Reading the story on disease detectives [July 4] was a rewarding experience for a public-health professional. It is time that epidemiologists and other public-health workers receive the credit they have earned over the years, which is frequently given to the medical profession.
New York City
Your article on disease control was fascinating, and your depiction of the AIDS crisis sensitively written. More frightening than the disease are the attitudes of some people in the mainstream of society. Comments like those of the Rev. Greg Dixon, who warns that America will be destroyed if homosexuals are not stopped, present...