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Pasteur Institute

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The Pasteur Institute, also known as the Institut Pasteur, is a nonprofit medical research organization dedicated to the study, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.

Established by Dr. Louis Pasteur in June 1887, the Institute opened in November 1888 in a single ...

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