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Coal-Tar Deried Antiseptic Used In WWI To Combat Antibiotic Resistance-1

Coal-tar derived antiseptic used in WWI could be the solution to antibiotic resistance

According to researchers from Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Australia, a WWI-era antiseptic has been ‘revived’ in lab conditions – and the subsequent analysis has shown promising results when it comes to countering antibiotic resistance and even preventing common cold. The simple medication in question here pertains to acriflavine, comprising a reddish-brown powder derived…


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