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  • In 1916, to keep up with the wartime demand for sterile dressings to treat the wounded, #JNJ acquired the Chicopee Manufacturing Company to increase its manufacturing capacity. Located in Massachusetts, the company had one of the oldest textile mills in the United States. #FBF
  • Though penicillin was discovered in 1928, antibiotics weren’t widely available until the 1940s, when WWII led to increased demand and mass production, leading to their first uses in products available to the public to help reduce the threat of infection from small injuries. #TBT
  • #DYK: #JNJ & the American College of Surgeons co-sponsored the first televised surgery in 1947. The procedure was transmitted from an OR in the New York Hospital to an audience of more than 8,500 surgeons & hospital techs, who were gathered at another location.

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