A breakthrough medical discovery that’s 100 years old

If you are interested in the history of medical discoveries, you’ll really enjoy this article. Self-taught scientist Felix d’Herelle discovered bacteriophages (viruses that attack bacteria) while studying an outbreak of Shigellosis among soldiers during the Great War (World War I). Despite scorn from his colleagues, d’Herelle perservered and conclusively proved that the human body often provides its own antidote to bacteria.

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