Who first discovered influenza?

Answer Influenza is believed to have emerged approximately 6,000 years ago. The term "influenza" was coined in Italy in the 1700s. Wilson Smith, Christopher Andrews, and Patrick Laidrow were the first sci... Read More »

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What is the difference between influenza a&influenza b?

There are three forms of the influenza or flu virus: A, B and C. The most common influenza types are A and B, and in comparison these two types have similarities and differences between them.Chemic... Read More »

Who first discovered Mercury?

Ancient Sumerians are the first peoples on record to have known about planet Mercury, some 5,000 years ago. However, since it's visible to the unaided eye---though difficult to see because of its p... Read More »

Who first discovered somatropin?

In the 1970s, biochemistry professor Choh Hao Li discovered and synthesized somatropin, more popularly known as the human pituitary growth hormone. Somatropin is a protein molecule consisting of al... Read More »

How was the first vaccine discovered?

The first vaccine was discovered by Edward Jenner and he did some tests on a healthy boy. He inserted the disease of cowpox.He waited a couple of weeks. The boy resulted with pimples all over his h... Read More »