A quiz about Edward Jenner and his vaccine for Smallpox. Edward Jenner is known as the father of immunology. His work led to effective vaccination against Smallpox. Jenner’s first use of a vaccine was on a young boy. James Phipps, aged 8, had the pus from an infected cowpox postule drawn through an incision in his arm. After years of research and development, Jenners vaccine proved effective. Smallpox ceased to threaten the lives of people.


#otd 14th May 1796, Edward Jenner and the Smallpox Vaccine