The Belgian physician Paul Le Gac and his co-workers treated a number of people with MS using broad-spectrum antibiotics (tetracyclines) in the post-war period, from the 1950s through to the mid-1970s. These papers and presentations make fascinating reading. I'll not add my own commentry except to say that the existence of Chlamydiales was not known in his earlier work, and his reference to neo- and para-rickettsias shows that he knew that he was dealing with a novel intracellular organism. He was clearly a revolutionary thinker and deserves to be remembered as a pioneer in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis with antibiotics. [Chuck Stratton kindly made these papers accessible.]

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