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A vaccine is the preparation of dead microorganisms, living weakened microorganisms or inactivated toxins. Its administration induces the development of immunity and protection against a pathogen or toxin and is called a vaccination.
It doesn't matter, Vaccinations won't affect the chances of you getting pregnant.   It depends on the vaccine. Generally, at least a month. For Rubella, you have to wait three months after its administration before you can try to conceive. That's why it's so important to have a pre-conception…
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Answer-- Get all your vaccinations done BEFORE you get pregnant. You don't want live vaccine viruses around while you are pregnant, because they can hurt the developing baby. Some vaccines are live viruses and other vaccines are dead viruses, so check with your doctor which is which. As long as you …
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There are still two types of polio vaccines available. One of those is administered PO ("per os" ~ Latin for "by mouth") known as OPV (oral polio vaccine) and the other is the injected form IPV (inactivated polio vaccine). Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) is a live attenuated (weakened) vaccine. As the name…
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In the first year of life, an infant receives the majority of their vaccinations. Most insurances include this in preventative care. The office I work in sees infants for preventative care at 1 week, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 8 months, 10 months, 12 months, and so on. I would estimate the preven…
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The laws vary with your location. Many universities require proof of childhood vaccinations. Shots are not required even for a child entering public schools. The requirement is either for proof of vaccinations or for the parent to sign a release form stating they do not wish for their child to be…
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In the U.S.:In the US, the first state has enacted legislation to make it mandatory for employees in some health care settings to take flu shots. New York State just signed this into law toward the end of September 2009. It is not yet clear if there are going to be exceptions for religious or other …
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Vaccines help a body's immune system prepare in advance to fight infectious illnesses and potentially deadly diseases caused by infectious agents or their by-products. Essentially, vaccines give the body a preview of a bacterium, virus, or toxin allowing it to learn in advance how to defend itself a…
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Vaccinations are methods of introducing antigens into your body to get your body's immune system to react to them by producing antibodies to kill them or inactivate them, which will give you immunity to the antigen. In other words, vaccinations can be shots (or other types of injections under the sk…
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No vaccinations are required for a newborn baby to travel out of state, but they may benefit your baby if there's a chance he could be exposed to certain diseases. Your doctor may suggest that you vaccinate your baby against childhood killers such as polio, diphtheria, pertussis, hepatitis B, tetanu…
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· Zostavax is made up of a live but weakened strain of the herpes zoster virus. Mayo Clinic experts note that only very rarely will someone develop a shingles rash as a result of getting the vaccine and then transmit the virus to others. However, if a rash develops, it's important to remember that…
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To protect us from any adverse situation in reality, whenever a similar active virus or pathogen attacks our body. Not only do vaccines prevent (or at least reduce the severity of) diseases, there is such a thing call "herd immunity" which is very important for large population. In any large populat…
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Where to take a yellow fever vaccine Generally not, unless the airport has a public health care facility with the vaccine in stock. In principle you should get shot with yellow fever vaccine a few days before travel, because sometimes adverse reactions occur. Furthermore, some countries where t…
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There are two different polio vaccines. The injected polio virus was invented by Dr. Salk, and the oral polio virus was invented by Dr. Sabin.
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The list is long, with thousands of diseases that can be prevented. Some examples are; all forms of Hepititas, most forms of the flu, small pox and measles.
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Vaccines, medicines containing a preparation of weakened or dead microbes of the kind that cause a particular disease, are administered to stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies against that disease. They are used to force the body's white blood cells to develop a response to the specific…
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Polio Vaccine The Polio Vaccine was invented in April, 1955 by Jonas salk
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Jonas Salk in 1952
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Testing vaccines or medicines on third world people, in order to avoid possible risks of testing on US citizens would be unethical. In a perfect world, yes, it is unethical to test any medication on groups of people who cannot either give informed consent, or are so desperate that they will consent…
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There are no major illness trends related to MMR.
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the polio vaccine was invented by Jonas salk and it is a shot that you get when you are born to prevent you from getting a particular sickness.
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The first ever polio vaccine was developed by Dr Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh in the early 1950s. It was a killed vaccine that was tested in clinical trials in 1954 and ultimately gained government approval by 1955 for use on the common public. There is also another polio vaccine that…
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Filppo Pacini was the "inventor" of Cholera, but John Snow had a huge part in the invention
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With an immune response. When particles of a virus or other organism enter our body and are identified by the immune system as foreign "invaders", our bodies use the invaders, which are also called antigens/antibody generators, as a template to create matching antibodies. Antibodies (also called i…
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Yes, they can, depending on the virus you have. Immunocompromised people with the HIV/AIDS virus may not get full immunization from a vaccine since their body doesn't respond to infections like other people's bodies. If it is a flu virus, there is no problem getting a vaccination unless you have a h…
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The following are preventable pediatric illnesses that are vaccinated against in the recommended vaccination schedule from the CDC: Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), bacteria such as H. flu and S. pneumoniae that cause serious meningitis/pneumonia/blood infections, influenza, Hepatitis…
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BCG, or bacille Calmette-Guerin, is a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease. This vaccine is not commonly given in the US. Previously a routine childhood vaccine in the UK, since it is no longer routine there have been several outbreaks. For more information, see the related link.
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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends for travel to Israel that you make sure you are up to date on the standard vaccinations, and also recommends vaccination for Hepatitis A & B. See the related link for more information.
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In 2006 only four countries in the world (Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan) were reported to have endemic polio. However by this time rumors had begun to be common among Muslims that the vaccine was a western plot to sterilize their women. This has resulted in rising opposition to vaccinatio…
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its antibodies against the virus form in the blood Depending on the type of response you have in mind, two things: An immune response creating the desired immunity, or, A local response to the vaccine in the local tissue at the needle site, if the vaccine were injected.
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Yes. In January 1967, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced the Intensified Smallpox Eradication Programme, involving the extensive distribution of the vaccine. In July 1978, WHO announced the successful eradication of the smallpox strain Variola Minor. The last natural case of the more dead…
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a live organism used to activate the immune system to fight bladder cancer. BCG(bacille Calmette-Guerin) This is a bovine strain of tubercle bacillus rendered completely avirulent by culturing repeatedly. The strain is used in inducing active immunity to tuberculosis.The vaccine contains live avirul…
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The full form of BCG vaccine is Bacillus Calmette-Guerin.
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You can ask your child's physician. Typically it takes a day for them to request the records and they may charge you a few dollars. It is a good idea to keep a copy for yourself where you store important documents such as with your child's birth certificate. Some people keep shot records in their ch…
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For the 2012-2013 flu season there are three formulations, the two prior types of nasal mist and intramuscular (IM) formulations, and now, new in the 2011-2012 flu season, there is an intradermal (ID) formulation. Intramuscular Injections: Any one cc syringe for IM (intramuscular) injections is good…
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The first polio vaccine was created in 1952 by Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh. It required years of practice and tweaking to get the vaccine to the point of effectiveness it has today.
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The main advantage in a expanded program of immunization is that it prevents communicable diseases from spreading to new victims. Without new victims and hosts to grow and spread an outbreak of a communicable disease will naturally die out.
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A vaccine is used in medicine to enhance or induce immunity to a particular disease. It usually contains an agent that resembles the disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe or its toxins. The body's immune system recognizes the vaccine as foreign…
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Jonas Edward Salk created the first successful vaccine for polio in 1952 at the university of Pittsburgh.The first polio vaccine was created in 1952 by Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh. It required years of practice and tweaking to get the vaccine to the point of effectiveness it has today…
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Booster shots are necessary as the first shots loose their effectiveness over time.
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as Edward Jenner said you can cure small pox by giving a small dose of small pox this is the same with cowpox but it's also if you have had small pox you won't get it again if you had chicken pox you won't get it again so if you have cowpox you won't get that again ect. it's I think all to do with y…
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Chickenpox vaccine was invented in 1974.
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inoculation means - Introduction of viable cells, usually in a culture media, or laboratory animals under controlled environmental conditions. Where else, Vaccination means - Introduction of pathogens or part of the pathogen without their virulence factor ( In other words, the structural comp…
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Answer The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all those traveling to Egypt to first make sure they have the standard vaccinations, and also recommends vaccines for Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, and Rabies. Also, for those traveling from countries with yellow fever, they ar…
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Chickenpox vaccine was invented in 1975.
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Chickenpox vaccine is not given to children under 12 months old.
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There is a popular theory circulating the internet that thimersol in vaccinations has contributed to the increase in Autism levels in the US. There is absolutely no scientific evidence that there is any link between the two. When reading material on the internet about this subject, keep in mind the…
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Edward Jenner invented the first vaccine for smallpox in 1796 Answer Edward Jenner invented the vaccine darwinEarly forms of vaccination were developed in ancient China as early as 200 B.C. Scholar Ole Lund comments: "The earliest documented examples of vaccination are from India and China in the…
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Dr. Jonas Salk designed the first polio vaccine.
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The smallpox vaccine is an injection to prevent one from contracting smallpox. It has been used to help the body to develop immunity against the disease.
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Vaccination protects hundreds of millions of animals worldwide from diseases and possibly death. Vaccination can be by a wide variety of routes: through water, baits, air spray, eye inoculation, intrinsically, orally or using the more classical injection. A vaccine is made from dead or weakened mic…
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No. Thimerosol is a preservative often used in vaccines. TRACE amounts of mercury are present, but far too little to be harmful. Many people have refused to have their children vaccinated against common childhood diseases for fear that the minuscule amounts of mercury could cause autism; however,…
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Me and my friend Hannah are doing a science project this year in 2010. We are doing which flavor of gum lasts the longest!!! Ok bye!!
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The trivalent seasonal flu vaccine protects against the three strains of the flu that are expected to be causing infections in that flu season. The three flu viruses selected usually change each year. The vaccines don't protect against all strains, so it's not a guarantee, but is recommended for all…
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You have live, attenuated viruses in the chicken pox vaccine.
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If the outbreaks recur, it may be worth trying the vaccine to help with recurrences.
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Live Oka strain varicella vaccine was developed by Michiaki Takahashi et al. in the Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka Univ. in 1974.
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No, not if it is the same exact vaccine, there are no benefits to receiving the same shot twice when you are an adult (children need to get flu vaccines in a series of two vaccinations if they are under 10). Talk to your employer, in situations like this, some employers will give the free flu s…
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See the related link for more informaiton.
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No, the flu shot will only be effective to provide immunity to the specific flu viruses in the vaccine.
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For kittens, vaccines can cost anywhere from 40 - 100 (pounds,Dollars blaady blaady blah), depending on your vet. Other shots may cost more.
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During a flu outbreak, it is recommended that a person with herpes get immunized against the flu. By being immunized against the flu, the person with herpes can possibly avoid having a herpes simplex outbreak due to the stress on the body brought on by the flu.
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IT is prepared by weakening or killing a germ of that disease which is not strong enough to cause a disease. vaccines are given through a needle. these causes antibodies in the body's immune system which protect the body from diseases.
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Medicare denied the shingles vaccine for me. I had the vaccine in January 2008. I do not have Medeicare Part D, just A and B. My "coordinated" insurance also denied the claim. Nichole S October 10, 2007 8:48 AM You may want to check with Medicare about this. I found this info on the web: For pa…
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There is no vaccine for herpes at this time. Oral herpes is a common, usually benign infection picked up by most people in childhood. no there is not a vaccine for herpes but there is medicine u can take to help prevent the outbreaks, FYI that is why we have condoms please use protectionNo there is…
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When a microorganism (antigen) is introduced into the body, our immune system produces antibody specific to that microorganism. The disease-causing microorganisms you receive through vaccination are killed, weakened, or modified to avoid making you develop the diseases, but adequate enough for antib…
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No, workman's comp will only pay for injuries that were caused by a job or duty you were supposed to complete while at work. A flu shot is something that you chose to do and has nothing to do with work.
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Among others, seasonal flu vaccines into multi-dose containers may contain mercury, labeled as thimerisol. Mercury has been removed from most other vaccines. If you have concerns, you should check with your health care provider.....and avoid eating tuna and most other fish.
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Edward Jenner invented the vaccine darwin
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Edward Jenner in 1796
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Answer There are a few different vaccines that are in the process of being made and tested, but none have been proved to work, and I'm not sure if any have actually been approved by the FDA, so the answer is no. As of 2009, no HIV vaccine has been made.
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Two versions were independently invented. Salk killed virus vaccine, had to be injected.Sabin live attenuated virus vaccine, usually given as a drop of liquid on a sugar cube.I received both in early grade school. In both the virus was grown then treated to eiter kill it (Salk) or make it weaker and…
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Vaccines are made in several ways. However, all vaccines have the same general goal: weaken the virus or bacteria in a way that allows the recipient to develop an immune response without developing any symptoms of infection. Vaccines are made using the same components that are found in the natural v…
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I had athletes foot for almost a year and i thought it would never go away but i discovered how. Talk to your doctor, i took a few different kinds of pills in order to reduce sweating and swelling. Also constantly wear slippers and always clean off ur feet and in between ur toes. Some powders i rec…
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The three types of immunity is innate immunity, adaptive immunity, and passive immunity.
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Answer James Phipps, an eight year old boy. (plus 23 others)
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A vaccination is when a person is introduced to the whole or subunits of the disease itself, either in it's dead, weakened, or genetically altered state. Vaccines can also be the toxins that the disease produces. An immunization is a pre-made antibody that your body is supplied with.
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The answer is going to depend on the location of the horse and the location of the competition. Different areas of the world and even different areas of each country can have different endemic diseases which would be vaccinated against.
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In a vaccination you will receive a version of the pathogen (disease) that can not make you sick because it is inactive or significantly weakened. It will be introduced into your body with an injection or sometimes using oral or nasal formulations. Your immune system will then produce antibodies, wh…
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Vaccines are medicines containing a preparation of weakened or dead microbes of the kind that cause a particular disease which are administered to stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies against that specific disease. Once your body has been exposed to the pathogen and antibodies have been…
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No all health care is paid for by government. Citizens there have National Health. You don't pay for individual services,but indirectly thru taxes,but no is denied necessary care.This as told to me by English friend.
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1.The virus mutate and change shapes quickly and also aim at destroying the white blood cells at a faster rate than other diseases, The big problem in all treatments is HIV's rapid rate of mutation. 2. Every virus that comes out of a cell is slightly different from the one that went in. 3.It does…
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Not in otherwise healthy people. Unnecessary frequent use of antibiotics, especially incomplete courses of prescription duration, are much more of a threat to immune system health. Vaccines are essentially weakened viruses or dead viruses (and in some cases they are bacterial rather than viral vacc…
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Opponents of vaccinations believe that they (vaccines) have killed and harmed many people, or that they are some sort of government plot. Allergies, asthma, retardation, autism, Down Syndrome, etc. have been attributed to vaccines, although there is little to no scientific evidence for most of these…
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Memory cells: Memory cells help us mount quicker responses to antigens we have previously encountered.Revised:When you body first encounters a virus, the immune system does not know the type of white blood cell that can destroy the virus. Thus, giving the virus enough time to take over. When you get…
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It activates the body's natural defenses and puts the body on "alert" answer #2=vaccines help by bringing forth white blood cells to the invading area faster than regular. It also injects antibodies into your body to help kill the bacteria and viruses.Answer #3= You have to remember (talking to ans…
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Because disease prevention is the key to maintaining public health. It is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it. Vaccines prevent disease in the people who receive them and protect those who come into contact with unvaccinated individuals. Vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and …
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Louis Pasteur invented the shot for rabies in 1885. He also invented the vaccine for anthrax
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Andrew Wakefield is a Canadian trained former surgeon and the lead author of a controversial 1998 research study, published in (and subsequently retracted by) The Lancet, which reported bowel symptoms in a selected sample of twelve children with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities, and …
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Vaccines prevent only the infectious diseases that they were made to prevent. For example, a vaccine for one type of flu will prevent that type of flu, but you may still get other types if you are not also vaccinated for them. This is why the seasonal flu vaccine usually contains vaccine for the thr…
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Edward Jenner, an English physician, discovered the smallpox vaccine in 1796. He came upon this discovery by noticing that milkmaids who had the cowpox virus, a less threatening disease, did not catch the dangerous smallpox. Jenner then infected an 8-year-old boy with the cowpox. After six weeks, he…
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Edward JennerEdward Jenner invented the first vaccine for smallpox in 1796 Answer Edward Jenner invented the vaccine darwin
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