Edward Jenner, English physician, 1800. Artist: Unknown
Edward Jenner, English physician, 1800. Edward Jenner (1749-1823) practiced as a country doctor in his native Gloucestershire. He noted immunity to smallpox was given by cow-pox. In 1796 he vaccinated James Phipps a number of times with pus from cow-pox pustules on a dairy maid. He then inoculated him with smallpox. The boy was ill for a few days, then recovered. After a portrait by Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).
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