THE PEOPLE WHO MADE
HISTORY IN VACCINATION
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Louis Pasteur’s work revolutionized
modern medicine. By establishing
a link between infections and
Pasteur left his mark on science
and medicine with one of the
most important breakthroughs in
the history of medicine.
His discoveries paved the way
for the development of the
first vaccines, and namely the
rabies vaccine. Louis Pasteur
also helped to improve hospital
practices, thereby increasing
control over infectious diseases.
Louis Pasteur spearheaded
a fundamental breakthrough
in food and hygiene with
pasteurization, a process that kills
pathogenic microorganisms in
Pasteur devoted the latter years
of his life to founding Institut
Pasteur, a non-profit organization
geared towards disease
prevention and treatment.
Sanofi Pasteur is still a partner
with Institut Pasteur to this day.