Coffee With Jeff #152: The Ignaz Semmelweis Story

31 mins - Published Sun, Jun 3, 2018 by Jeff Kelley

Once upon a time in Vienna, pregnant women begged on thier knees not to have their babies delivered by doctors. They would rather have their babies in the street than the hospital – since there was a good chance they wouldn’t leave the hospital alive. One man figured out why.

Unfortunately, no one listened, and it all came at the cost of hundreds of lives. Today we have the story of Ignaz Semmelweis.

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