Interesting People from the Past…

Sir Alexander Fleming was the discoverer of penicillin. He came to London from Ayrshire in the eighteen-nineties and spent some time in a shipping office before turning to medicine. He isolated penicillin after a chance discovery of the antiseptic properties of a mould. In 1946 he shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine with Sir Howard Florey.

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