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Smith, John McGarvie (1844 - 1918)

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Bacteriologist and Metallurgist
Born: 8 February 1844  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 6 September 1918  Woolahra, New South Wales.
John McGarvie Smith developed an anthrax vaccine that gave protection with a single inoculation and donated the secret of this discovery to the New South Wales Government in 1918. The McGarvie Smith Institute was then set up to manufacture the vaccine.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 18 October 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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