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How was diphtheria treated in the 1800s?

How was diphtheria treated in the 1800s?

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How was diphtheria treated in the 1800s?

How was diphtheria treated in the 1800s?

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There wasnt really any treatment until 1890, when a German doctor named Emil con Behring came up with an antitoxin.
It neutralized the toxins, but did not kill the bacteria.
The first vaccinations came out around the year 1913.

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