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Edward Jenner


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Edward Jenner English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
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In literature:

Vaccination was almost solely due to the persistent efforts of Dr. Edward Jenner, a pupil of the celebrated John Hunter, born May 17, 1749.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Jenner, Dr. Edward, 263.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Jenner, Dr. Edward, 15, 427.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Edward Jenner was the third son of the Vicar of Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, where he was born, May 17, 1749.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
Berkeley was the birthplace of Dr Edward Jenner (1749), who is buried in the church.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Jenner, Edward (M.D., born 1749, died 1823), 31.
"George Cruikshank" by W. H. Chesson
That man was Edward Jenner, an English country physician.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Jenner, Dr. Edward, 295, 369, 375, 488.
"A Book about Doctors" by John Cordy Jeaffreson

In news:

Edward Jenner and The First and Only Eradication of a Human Infectious Disease.
First smallpox vaccine made by English doctor Edward Jenner, using cowpox virus.