Bicentennial Voices: First Use of Penicillin

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Vincent Quagliarello tells the dramatic story of the first American life saved by penicillin, a woman who developed an infection after giving birth in New Haven. Yale School of Medicine faculty were able to get the lifesaving new drug to the woman and played a large role in the development of the antibiotic for mass use. View other Bicentennial voices videos...