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The Drugs Revolution and the Development of Penicillin

The Drugs Revolution and the Development of Penicillin

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Prevention and Cure

Prevention and Cure

Prevention

Germ theory

Vaccinations

Smallpox

1906 Tuberculosis

1913 Diphtheria

Cure

Koch discovered that he could stain bacteria

Development of magic bullets

For example - Salvarsan 606 and Prontosil

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Penicillin

Penicillin

1928 Alexander Fleming discovers mould which kills germs penicillin.

1929 Fleming publishes an article on penicillin.

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Chain and Florey

Chain and Florey

1937 Chain and Florey do research on penicillin.

1940 Experiment on mice.

1941 successful tests on humans.

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Factors

Factors

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Government

Government

1939 - British government fund Floreys research

1942 U.S. government fund production of penicillin.

1944 mass production

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Individuals

Individuals

Alexander Fleming

Howard Florey

Ernst Chain

Research Teams

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War

War

German bombing stopped Florey and Chain being able to mass produce penicillin in Britain.

America was not interested in penicillin until she entered the war in 1941.

1945 American Army using 2 million doses of penicillin a month.

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Other Factors

Other Factors

Technology

Scientific experiment

Industry

Communications

Chance

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