Welcome! Enter your question below. Please use words like "Who, What, Where, When, Why, How, etc..." in your question. Nothing to ask? Click here for a random, un-answered question.

Why is the discovery of penicillin so important?

1,020,847questions on
Add New Page
Add New Page Talk0

Quite simply, it was the first antibiotic. It was the first medicine that not only treated a disease but actually prevented infection and killed infections that did develop. Without antibiotics; infections, even of relatively minor wounds, would become a lot worse.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki