Episode 91: The Tragedy of Ignaz Semmelweis

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the tragic story of Ignaz Semmelweis, a man whose pioneering medical work has saved millions of lives over the years – as well as being especially relevant today.

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Images: Doby, Jenő. Ignaz Semmelweis. Copper plate engraving. 1860. Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium. USA. Via Wikimedia.

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