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Louis Pasteur: Hunting Killer Germs
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0071343342, Paperback)Can Louis Pasteur's dog vaccine save young Joseph Meister from a horrible death from rabies? Or will the boy die in spite of Pasteur's efforts and put the scientist at risk of being hanged for murder? Beginning with this pivotal scene, Louis Pasteur traces the story of Pasteur's career, including his amazing discovery that germs cause disease and his development of vaccines for rabies and anthax. It is because of his theories, work, and courage that the vaccines we benefit from today exist at all. Readers will be mesmerized by the true story of "killer germs" and the dedicated man who fought them single-handedly.
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Can Louis Pasteur's dog vaccine save 9 year old Joseph Meister? Using quotes from letters, diaries, newspapers, and journals of the time, learn how Pasteur fights the ingorance and prejudices of the scientific community, track down deadly microbes, develops vaccines, and single-handedly saves two of France's most important industries.
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