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José Rosemberg

José Rosemberg, Jewish Brazilian pneumologist and phthisiologist (London, England 19 September 1909 – São Paulo 24 November 2005)
 
From Austrian father and Polish mother
 
Authored 212 works on tuberculosis, 68 on smoking and 14 books
 
Internationally known for his work on tuberculosis control
 
With N. de Sousa Campos & Jamil N. Aun showed that BCG vaccine exerts protecting power against leprosy
 
 

HONORS

Palmes Academiques de France (1970)

Tobacco and Health Medal, WHO (1991)