Hideyo Noguchi was a #Japanese doctor and #bacteriologist. Noguchi successfully cultured syphilis spirochete and caused a sensation in the medical profession. In 1928, he went to #Africa to research the yellow fever, however, he infected with yellow fever and passed away in Accra, Gold Coast. Noguchi was a world-famous #physician and regarded as a hero in Japan. His portrait has been printed on Japanese 1000-yen banknotes.