46: St. Mary's Hospital and the Alexander Fleming room

St. Mary's HospitalThe arched bridge is at the entrance to the huge St. Mary's NHS Hospital on Praed Street. Under the arch on the left is the lab where penicillin was discovered in 1928, eventually leading to modern-day antibiotics and the saving of millions of lives. The room has been kept as museum and is open to the public. Alexander Fleming won the Nobel prize for his work, but he warned that bacteria would develop resistance to antibiotics whenever too little was used or when they were used for too short a period.

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