Today’s Birthday: Carlo Urbani (1956) In February 2003, Urbani, an Italian physician employed by the World Health

Today’s Birthday:
Carlo Urbani (1956)
In February 2003, Urbani, an Italian physician employed by the World Health

Organization (WHO), was called to examine a man hospitalized in Hanoi, Vietnam, with what was initially thought to be the flu or pneumonia. Recognizing that it was in fact a new and highly contagious disease, Urbani immediately notified the WHO, prompting a rapid global response that ultimately saved many lives, though sadly not his own. The doctor himself soon succumbed to the disease he had identified. What was it? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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