Thursday, November 12, 2015

“Today is ‪#‎WorldPneumoniaDay‬. Here is a depiction of...



"Today is ‪#‎WorldPneumoniaDay‬. Here is a depiction of broncho-pneumonia caused by Mustard Gas during WW1. Pneumonia can now be prevented through vaccines, and can treated with antibiotics, but it is still a leading cause of death in Africa and South Asia.
This picture is from Dr. Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966), a former President of our home, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

#medical #medicalhistory #medicaldrawing #history #ww1 #remembranceday #militaryhistory #pneumonia #worldpneumoniaday2015 #disease #vaccines" By muttermuseum on Instagram.



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