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Papageno said:
..the adoption of the caduceus as a medical symbol was a gross error.
the correct symbol should have been the the staff of the healer Aesclepius (sp?) staff with one snake.
Yes. much the same as Hike, the egyptian god of Magical Words who also had a following for Healing, a stick with one snake. Although he is sometimes shown instead with knives!

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