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Dr Michael Mosley explores our earliest attempts to tackle infection and how scientists, chemists and doctors from Louis Pasteur to Howard Florey helped us win the battle.

I really recommend this video. The history of medicine is an important topic at interviews. Questions such as ‘What do you regard as the most important medical advance in the last 100 years?’ are common.

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