cowpox vaccine

cowpox vaccine

An obsolete type of smallpox vaccine.
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5] Two-and-a-half decades later, Edward Jenner tested the cowpox vaccine on his children and other children in the area where he resided.
Pancras, showing cowpox vaccine being administered.
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.
Ironically, the same year that Edward Jenner did his first experiments with the cowpox vaccine (1796) was the year that Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathic medicine, performed his first experiments with homeopathy.
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.