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2. Who initially made puerperal fever death rates drop?

  • Louis Pasteur
  • Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • Ignaz Semmelweis
  • Albert Einstein
  • Alfred Wegener
  • Charles Darwin
  • Karl Ernst von Baer

3. Why should you not take antibiotics for the flu?

  • They are expensive
  • They have terrible side effects
  • The Flu's a virus and antibiotics can't treat viruses
  • It could cause a random mutation and an antibiotic resistant strain of bacteria

4. What do vaccines do?

  • They allow your White blood cells to produce antitoxins much more rapidly
  • They make White blood cells produce antibodies much more rapidly
  • Nothing

5. How did they make the death rates drop?

  • They vaccinated the patients
  • They told doctors entering their ward to wash their hands before getting to work
  • They developed a new drug to treat the patients
  • They isolated patients from each other

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