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Cuckoos And Cowpox

… or cowpox and cuckoos, which may be more euphonious but is chronologically the wrong way round. It is apparently the case that Edward Jenner (1749–1823), more famous as the discoverer of vaccination against smallpox, was the first person to … Continue reading

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