5 Truly Amazing Facts You Need to Know About Penicillin

How a bacteria-killing fungus revolutionized healthcare

Molecular model of penicillin by Dorothy M Crowfoot Hodgkin, England, 1945 | Uploaded by Mrjohncummings | Science Museum London / Science and Society Picture Library | Source: Wikimedia Commons

During the history of medicine, few discoveries have been so decisive as the antibiotics obtained initially from Penicillium molds.

It was from the discovery of the groundbreaking antibiotic that several diseases that previously killed many people could…



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