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Andrewes, Sir Christopher Howard (1896-1988), virologist

David Tyrrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/40059
Andrewes, Sir Christopher Howard (1896-1988), virologist

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Andrewes, Sir Christopher Howard (1896-1988), virologist, was born on 7 June 1896 in London, the elder child and only son of Sir Frederick William Andrewes (1859-1932), pathologist, and his wife, Phyllis Mary, daughter of John Hamer, publisher. He was educated as a day boy at Highgate School, Middlesex, but was ...

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