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Louis Pasteur discovered that most infectious diseases are caused by germs, known as the "germ theory of disease," it is one of the most important discoveries in medical history.
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Louis Pasteur - He is best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of disease. He created the first vaccine for rabies. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, a process came to be called Pasteurization. Date: Prior to 1895. Photographer: Felix Nadar.
From Louis Fischers' Diseases of Infancy and Childhood, 1912. Artificial respiration of infant.