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With the development of germ theory, sunlight and fresh air had new purposes.
This is right at the beginning of his development of antisepsis, and a lot of surgeons aren’t accepting germ theory at this point.
Doctors who routinely infected women during childbirth out of ignorance of the germ theory of disease are not reviled today.
However, Pasteur's incomplete knowledge of germ theory still allowed him to develop vaccines for anthrax and rabies, saving many lives in the process.
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