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Author photo. Courtesy of the Clendening History of Medicine Library, <br>University of Kansas Medical Center

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University of Kansas Medical Center

Edward Jenner (1749–1823)

Author of Vaccination against smallpox

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Edward Jenner was a British physician who developed the world's first vaccine. He proved that individuals who had been infected by cowpox were immune to smallpox and popularized the intentional infection of people by cowpox as a means of providing immunity to the much more dangerous smallpox virus.
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