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Ignaz Semmelweis and the War on Handwashing

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Ignaz Semmelweis made a connection between hand hygiene and the prevention of childbed fever in the 19th century. He wasn’t taken seriously then, but today he’s known as everything from the father of infection control to the conqueror of childbed fever. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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