Yersin

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(yĕr-săN′), Alexandre Émile John 1863-1943.
Swiss-born French bacteriologist. His work with the diphtheria bacillus led to the development of antitoxins to neutralize pathogenic toxins.
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Alexandre Yersin settled in Nha Trang, Vietnam, after leaving France and established the Pasteur Institute.

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