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War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination

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Michael Bennett provides the first history of the global spread of vaccination during the Napoleonic Wars, offering a new assessment of the cowpox discovery and Edward Jenner's achievement in making cowpox inoculation a viable and universally available practice. He explores the networks that took the vaccine around the world, and the reception and establishment of vaccination among peoples in all corners of the globe. His focus is on the human story of the horrors of smallpox, the hopes invested in vaccination by medical ...

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War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination
2020, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521147880

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War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination
2020, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521765671

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