3 Penicillin

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In 1928, penicillin became the first naturally occurring antibiotic drug discovered and used therapeutically.It was discovered by pharmacologist Alexander Flemming when he noticed his bacteria culture had been contaminated by a mold that actually destroyed it. Its discovery made often fatal infections curable such as meningitis, and pneumonia. Penicillin pioneered the development of antibiotics and the pharmaceutical industry as a whole.





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