Zinsser, Hans

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Zinsser,

Hans, U.S. bacteriologist and immunologist, 1878-1940.
Brill-Zinsser disease - see under Brill
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in the title is an abbreviation of "Romantic Self," or the last letters, inverted, of Hans Zinsser's first and last names.
That's why typhus is the stuff of war and tragedies and has, as he predicted, outlived Hans Zinsser. During World War II, typhus spread through North Africa and the Pacific Islands and devastated central Europe, where it was the second leading cause of death in German concentration camps.