Which Scottish doctor discovered penicillin in 1928?

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THE HUMAN QUESTION #1925

Which Scottish doctor discovered penicillin in 1928?

A. Fleming

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Alexander Fleming was a Scottish doctor and bacteriologist. He is credited with discovering penicillin. Whilst working at London's St. Mary's Hospital in 1928 he discovered that a certain kind of fungi prevented the growth of bacteria, and that the fungi also excreted a bacteria-killing serum. Alexander Fleming received the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his discovery.

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