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Infectious Diseases - Timeline

Produced by the ABPI, this interactive resource looks at developments in our understanding of infectious diseases and how this has changed over time. From vaccination by Edward Jenner, to the present day, advances in knowledge are illustrated. Sections in the resource include:

  • Jenner and vaccination
  • Semmelweiss and the spread of infection
  • Pasteur and germ theory
  • Lister and antispetics
  • Fleming and penicillin
  • Modern antibiotics and vaccines

Please note: From 2021, Adobe has discontinued support for Flash player and as a result some parts of this interactive resource may no longer be playable.

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