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Anniversary of Sir Patrick Manson: 3 Oct 1844 – 9 April 1922

Sir Patrick Manson, founder of the London School of Tropical Medicine,  died 93 years ago today.

Manson, known as the father of modern tropical medicine, studied medicine at Aberdeen University, passing M.B. and C.M. in 1865.

In 1866 he became a  medical officer in Formosa (Taiwan) for the…

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