Google Doodle honors handwashing pioneer Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis
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As coronavirus continues to spread and impact people around the world, today’s Google brings forth the importance of hand washing with its Doodle remembering Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, well-known as the first person to discover the benefits of hand washing.

Born in Buda (now Budapest), Hungary on July 1st, 1818, Ignaz Semmelweis obtained a doctorate from the University of Vienna and followed by a master’s degree in midwifery.

The Hungarian physician in 1847 was appointed Chief Resident in Vienna General Hospital’s maternity clinic, where he explained the importance of clean hands and demonstrated that doctors should disinfect their hands before attending patients, especially mothers.

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