The Demon Under The Microscope

From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug

Thomas Hager

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"The Demon Under The Microscope" by Thomas Hager is a gripping non-fiction account of the discovery and development of the first antibiotic, Prontosil. Taking readers on a journey through medical history, Hager explores the pioneering work of scientists such as Gerhard Domagk and the profound impact their breakthrough had on the treatment of infectious diseases.

Through a meticulously researched narrative, Hager delves deep into the scientific, political, and ethical implications of this medical advancement. He vividly depicts the race against time to harness the power of antibiotics and save countless lives during a critical period in human history.

With a blend of compelling storytelling and scientific insight, "The Demon Under The Microscope" sheds light on the challenges and triumphs faced by those who fought to unlock the potential of antibiotics. This book offers a fascinating glimpse into the groundbreaking discoveries that forever changed the landscape of modern medicine.

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