Pfizer’s Terramycin: The Wonder Drug From Indiana Soil

Charles Pfizer

“The name Terramycin is created from the two Latin words – terra for earth and mycin for fungus – thus, earth fungus.” January 27, 1950  Science magazine announced a brand new antibiotic made by Charles Pfizer & Company called Terramycin.   Pfizer & Co. was a small chemical company based in Brooklyn, New York. The…

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