It was an Englishman by the name of Edward Jenner
who experimented in 1796 and injected cowpox from a pustule on the arm of a milkmaid into a healthy boy named James Phipps.
A British physician Edward Jenner
developed a vaccine against smallpox in 1796 and the virus circulating in the vaccine was named as vaccinia virus.
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1796: Edward Jenner
made his first vaccination against smallpox.
Tracing the evolutionary history of the deadly pathogen also unearthed a surprising finding - evolution of the virus into a major and a minor strain only began after 1796, when the English physician and scientist Edward Jenner
developed a vaccine.
1796: Edward Jenner
made his first vaccination against smallpox, and laid the foundation for modern immunology.
The origins of vaccine refusal go back to the beginning of vaccinations themselves, when Edward Jenner
introduced the smallpox vaccine in the 1800s.
He attended Cirencester Grammar School, where he formed a friendship with Edward Jenner
, who later developed the smallpox vaccination.
developed the small pox vaccine in England in 1796.
The evolutionary mingling of Veterinary and human medicine is reflected by work of Edward Jenner
(1796-1798) on cow-pox vaccination against small-pox, rabies vaccination by Louis Pasteur (1885) and Robert Kochs work on tuberculosis.
reported that cowpox, a milder version, was just as effective in achieving immunity, inoculation -- which was steadily improved over the years -- became standard procedure and eventually led to the elimination of the dread disease.
A partir de entonces hay testimonios de su mortal paso por Asia, Europa y America, continente al que la introdujeron los espanoles aunque se debe reconocer que tambien los espanoles organizaron la primera campana de vacunacion masiva en el mundo, precisamente contra la viruela, en el continente americano, apenas siete anos despues de que Edward Jenner
la aplicara por primera vez, en 1796.