Pasteur vs koch who's more important?

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Who is more important to the development of medicine, Pasteur or koch?


  • linked germs to the cause of disease (swan flask experiment)
  • developed vaccines for chicken cholera and Anthrax
  • his work on linking germs with disease ment that old ideas of causes of disease could be irradicated- it had a very long impact on the rest of medicine


  • Identifyed specific microbes that caused specific diseases
  • discovered the bacteria that caused: TB, cholera…


Target grade 8


what are the similarities between the two? And the dates in which the discoveries were made?

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