Friday, September 16, 2016

Sir Ronald Ross

Today is the death anniversary of Sir Ronald Ross,the eminent British medical doctor , who is credited with the wonderful discovery that Malaria is caused by a parasite found in mosquitoes.For this he was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1902, being the first Britisher to be honoured thus. He served in the Indian Medical Service for a quarter of a century before leaving for England.He was also a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons .
Our humble tributes to this great benefactor of humanity !

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