cowpox vaccine

cowpox vaccine

An obsolete type of smallpox vaccine.
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Jenner's findings spread rapidly, but the cowpox vaccine had to be transported from Europe to the rest of the world.
Edward Jenner's cowpox vaccine, the precursor of today's, was not invented until 1796.
Malcolm Skolnick, CytoGenix President and CEO commented, "We believe that there is an opportunity to develop a smallpox DNA vaccine that will be safer and more effective than the live cowpox vaccine currently available.