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Google honors Ignaz Semmelweis, who discovers handwashing saves lives

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

20th Mar, 2020. 07:27 pm
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Google honors Ignaz Semmelweis handwashing saves lives

Google in its new doodle paid tribute to 19th-century’s  Hungarian physician Ignaz Semmelweis, by  showing how to wash.


Ignaz Semmelweis was the first person who proved that handwashing saves lives and surprisingly he did it decades before people knew about what bacteria and viruses were.

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The Corona virus has infected 178 countries, killing more than 10,448 and effecting more than 200,000, while 89,918 patients have recovered.

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