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2. Viruses will always be more deadly than bacteria and fungi?

  • False
  • True

3. What did he discover without releasing or having evidence to prove?

  • Bacteria
  • That bacteria from dissections was being passed onto women when they gave birth
  • That soap cleaned surfaces
  • Viruses

4. Who was Ignaz Semmelweis?

  • The doctor who examined chemical distribution through the body in pregnancy
  • A disgraced doctor who lowered mortality rates by getting to doctors to wash their hands
  • He came up with the idea of natural selection
  • The man who discovered penicillin

5. Semmelweis discovered that antiseptic soap did what?

  • Lower mortality rates to women who we're giving birth
  • Killed all microbes
  • Increase MRSA
  • Enabled penicillin to mutate making it more deadly

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