What Did Ignaz Semmelweis Discover?

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Ignaz Semmelweis, a Hungarian physician called ‘saviour of mothers’, discovered puerperal fever (childbed fever) could be drastically cut by the use of hand disinfection obstetrical clinics. He innovated hand-washing and antiseptic solutions for surgeons and obstetricians.
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