Paul de Kruif
(2 Mar 1890 - 28 Feb 1971)
American microbiologist and science writer whose popular books include Microbe Hunters (1926), which was translated into 18 languages.
Science Quotes by Paul de Kruif (1 quote)
[Karl F. Meyer was] the most versatile microbe hunter since Pasteur.
— Paul de Kruif
In 'Champion Among Microbe Hunters', Readers Digest (1950), 3540. As quoted and cited in Mark Honigsbaum, 'Tipping the Balance: Karl Friedrich Meyer, Latent Infections,and the Birth of Modern Ideas of Disease Ecology', Journal of the History of Biology (2016), 49, 267.