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Hans Zinsser (1878–1940)

Author of Rats, Lice and History

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Dr. Zinsser was considered the world's leading authority on typhus. He isolated the typhus bacterium and developed a vaccine against the disease. He also wrote the famous 1935 book "Rats, Lice and History," which was called a biography of typhus and served as a model for subsequent popular science books on infectious diseases.
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