Today Google has created a wonderful doodle in which you can see a doctor examining a child. The inventor of this doodle chickenpox vaccine, Dr. Michiaki is dedicated to Takahashi. Google Michiaki Takahashi is paid tribute by a doodle on his 94th birthday (Dr. Michiaki Takahashi’s 94th birthday). According to Google, the new Google Doodle is currently on display in India, the US, Australia, Russia and some European and South American countries.

Dr. Who was Takahashi? (Who was Dr. Michiaki Takahashi?)
Dr. Michiyaki Takahashi was born on this day in 1928 in Osaka, Japan. He received his medical degree from Osaka University and joined Osaka University’s Microbial Disease Research Institute in 1959. After studying measles and polio virus, Dr. Takahashi accepted a research fellowship at Baylor College in the United States in 1963. During this time his son contracted chickenpox. This actually helped him find a vaccine against the disease.

Takahashi’s commentary is still in the works
Two years after moving to America, Dr. Takahashi returned to Japan in 1965 after experimenting with a weakened chickenpox virus. Five years later, the vaccine was ready for human trial, and by 1974, Dr. Takahashi succeeded in making it. Varicella is the first vaccine against the chickenpox virus.

In 1974, Dr. The vaccine, developed by Takahashi, is still in use today, and is helping to protect millions of children from serious cases of infectious viral disease. Subsequent rigorous research with immunosuppressed patients proved extremely effective. The only varicella vaccine approved by the World Health Organization in 1984 was introduced in 1986 by the Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases in Japan.

It was also approved for worldwide use by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare. Soon, life-saving vaccines began to be used in 80 countries. Let it be known that Dr. Michiyaki Takahashi died in December 2013 at the age of 85.

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