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Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh

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A history of vaccines

It wasn’t so long ago that we celebrated the 200th anniversary of Edward Jenner's first vaccine against smallpox in 1796. Since then, the development of vaccines has helped… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/a-history-of-vaccines/

Smallpox

The pre-Victorian historical description of smallpox written by De la Condamine in 1754 states “Every tenth death was due to smallpox, and one fourth of mankind were either killed… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/smallpox/

#WW Wednesday Web award - Smallpox Through Time

In Elizabethan times smallpox killed more people than TB, leprosy, plague and syphilis combined.
In Elizabethan times smallpox killed more people than TB, leprosy, plague and syphilis combined. Even Queen Elizabeth 1st had smallpox just four years into her reign. But smallpox… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ww-wednesday-web-award-smallpox-through-time/

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