“Pop Goes The Weasel” – alludes to the Eagle pub and the spinning weasel.

This French bacteriologist, and his colleague, a veterinarian, are remembered through a three letter acronym. Explain.


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  1. Calmette and Guerin of the BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) vaccine.

  2. BCG – Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
    1. Calmette
    2. Guerin

  3. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin(BCG),a vaccine for immunization against tuberculosis.

  4. Bacillum Calmette-Guérin

  5. calmette? or perhaps guerin? being that the man can’t be a bacillus, one of the two seems likely.

  6. Camille Guerin and Albert Calmette, who came up with the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine against tuberculosis.

  7. DNA – Watson and Crick who proposed the double helical structure of DNA

  8. Chandrakant Nair

    Albert Calmette n Camille Guerin of the BCG fame !

  9. watson and crick. DNA…

  10. BCG – Bacillus Calmette-Guérin – Vaccine –

  11. Dont remember the details /names but, from your clues am pretty sure these are the BCG vaccines monsieurs .Camille … something of that sort. I remember answering this question once, probably when i was in Coimbatore.

  12. BCG vaccine for TB

  13. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin – the anit-TB vaccine developed by Albert Calmette and Camille Guerin, shown above.

  14. BCG
    Calmette & Guerin

  15. BCG Vaccine

    One of the guys is Guerin… The other – I don’t remember…
    BCG = Bacillus SomeNameStartingWithC Guerin

  16. Albert Calmette and Camille Guerin……remembered for the TB vaccine…BCG.

  17. Karthik Ramgopal


    1. Albert Calmette
    2. Camille Guérin

    Together they developed the BCG vaccine which is used to fight TB.

  18. BCG
    Albert Calmette and Camille Guérin

  19. BCG
    Albert Calmette
    Camille Guerin

  20. albert calmette&camille guerin of BCG vaccine

    anil raghavan