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Namibia Economist
Man versus virusa smallpox epidemic hit the Midwest and America’s health system failed. “Futur
Man versus virus
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
a smallpox epidemic hit the Midwest and America’s health system failed. “Future generations”, wrote Thomas Jefferson to Edward Jenner, the inventor of the smallpox vaccine, “will know by history only that the loathsome smallpox has existed.” Two... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Man versus virus: Obituary: Donald Ainslie (“D.A.”) Henderson, eradicator of smallpox | The Economista smallpox epidemic hit the Midwest and America’s health system failed. “Futur
Man versus virus: Obituary: Donald Ainslie (“D.A.”) Henderson, eradicator of smallpox | The Economist
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
a smallpox epidemic hit the Midwest and America’s health system failed. “Future generations”, wrote Thomas Jefferson to Edward Jenner, the inventor of the smallpox vaccine, “will know by history only that the loathesome smallpox has existed.”... Read more
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The Telegraph
Mankind's great feat and uneaten tyreAlthough that sometimes produced a full-blown lethal infection, it killed much
Mankind's great feat and uneaten tyre
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Although that sometimes produced a full-blown lethal infection, it killed much less often than epidemics did. In 1796, Edward Jenner, an English physician, infected a young boy with cowpox taken from a blister on a milkmaid's hand. Cowpox, a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
D.A. Henderson, 'disease detective' who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87a mild reaction and thereby obtain immunity from a more serious infection. In
D.A. Henderson, 'disease detective' who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
a mild reaction and thereby obtain immunity from a more serious infection. In the 18th century, an English physician, Edward Jenner, discovered that exposure to the less dangerous cowpox virus produced immunity to smallpox. He is regarded as... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Donald Henderson, ‘disease detective’ who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87to provoke a mild reaction to obtain immunity from a more serious infection. I
Donald Henderson, ‘disease detective’ who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
to provoke a mild reaction to obtain immunity from a more serious infection. In the 18th century, an English physician, Edward Jenner, discovered that exposure to the less dangerous cowpox virus produced immunity to smallpox. He is regarded as... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
D.A. Henderson, 'disease detective' who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87a mild reaction and thereby obtain immunity from a more serious infection. In
D.A. Henderson, 'disease detective' who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
a mild reaction and thereby obtain immunity from a more serious infection. In the 18th century, an English physician, Edward Jenner, discovered that exposure to the less dangerous cowpox virus produced immunity to smallpox. He is regarded as... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 16, 2016at that sign!) http://bit.ly/2aY85PC -Nov. 7, 1978: William Weld chats with a
August 16, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
at that sign!) http://bit.ly/2aY85PC -Nov. 7, 1978: William Weld chats with a campaign worker at Sheraton Boston (photo by Edward Jenner) http://bit.ly/2aSkl8R Ah, youth. A haiku: Young and old alike: This newsletter is wicked I’ll be back... Read more
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PhysOrg
GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola and the next unknown pandemicso the immune system is ready to pounce if the real threat shows up. The earli
GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola and the next unknown pandemic
PhysOrg / Posted a month ago
so the immune system is ready to pounce if the real threat shows up. The earliest vaccines were primitive – think Edward Jenner in the 1790s inoculating against smallpox by rubbing together the open wounds of uninfected patients and those... Read more

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