, exterminador del "monstruo pustuloso".
and the history of smallpox and vaccination.
As he runs them through his research into how reanimation of the brain actually works, you wait in vain for anybody to ask the obvious question: "Hey are you related to Edward Jenner
who invented a vaccine for smallpox?
, an unlucky protagonist, is the hero and goat not only in this follow-up novel, but in the author's excellent "Precious Blood," in which he killed the evil-doer but in the process lost his license as a medical examiner in New York City.
, the "father of immunology," develops a method to protect people from smallpox by exposing them to cowpox, in his famous experiment, he rubs pus from a dairymaid's cowpox postule into scratches on the arm of his gardener's son and then exposes him to smallpox weeks later.
Vaccination, the introduction into the body of an attenuated or killed form (or particle or toxin) of a disease-causing organism to elicit immunity against the disease, has arguably saved more lives globally than any other medical intervention since Edward Jenner
conducted the world's first recorded medical trial using cowpox to immunise against smallpox in 1796, and reported his findings to the Royal Society in 1798.
Chapters 1 and 2 discuss previous methods used to prevent smallpox and how Edward Jenner
demonstrated that a cowpox virus, transmitted through a human being, could retain its capacity to immunize against smallpox.
El gran cientifico frances (pasteurizacion, polarizacion de la luz, prevencion de la rabia, mejora en la produccion de seda francesa) retomo con entusiasmo las aportaciones de Edward Jenner
, el descubridor de la vacunacion, y buena arte de las ideas de Lister.
Word History: In the late 1700s the English doctor Edward Jenner
investigated the old belief that people who contracted a mild disease called cowpox from cows thereby became immune to smallpox, a much more dangerous disease.
1798 yilinda Edward Jenner
cicek asisini bilimsel yontemlerle gelistirmistir(1).
Included are the tales of Edward Jenner
, the first person to inoculate people with cowpox to fight smallpox; Louis Pasteur, the physician who first developed a vaccine from a human virus; and others.
El experimento de Edward Jenner
con la viruela bovina testimonio el valor de la vacunacion y llevo a su uso masivo.