I'm Dr. Alexander Fleming and I work in a lab, studying bacteria and diseases at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School. I focus on wound infection and I grow bacteria to try and find vaccines for infections.
At the Battlefield...
This is such tragedy! Too much people have died, we have tried to save them but the wounds are infected too badly.
If only there was a cure!
After Alexander came back from holiday...
One of my dishes grew mould on it! And even more surprising, the bacteria near it has died.
And just like that, Dr. Fleming discovered penicillin.
I wonder if the mould could kill bacteria.
10 years later...
I'm Ernst Chain. Dr. Fleming's discovery was great. Sadly no one believed him! I've got to show my friend Howard Florely in Australia.
But first I have to see if it would work...
And the penicillin did work. Ersnt Chain and Howard Florely decided to make penicillin a more recongnised vaccine. But how?
Let's see if the penicillin actually works!
So they took the discovery to America...
Now, penicillin is one of the most popular medicine in the world.
And the American scientists supported their idea, thinking that it should be sold as a mass product.
Great idea! We should make it a mass-product! This could save hundred of lives!