The Tragedy And Triumph Of The First Human Trials Of Penicillin


In early 1941, a 50-year-old woman, whose name is lost to history, was dying of metastatic breast cancer in an Oxford hospital ward when a doctor approached her with an odd request. He was testing an injected drug called penicillin, which he and his colleagues believed would save countless lives.February 13, 2018 at 02:50PM

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