The milkmaids and vaccination

A chance observation and a remark led to the creation of vaccines
Dr Rajesh Parikh

Extract from Dr Rajesh Parikh’s book, The Vaccine Book for Covid-19 published by Sanganak Prakashan, 2021. Reprinted with permission from the author. The joy I felt at the prospect before me of being the instrument destined to take away from the world one of its greatest calamities was so excessive that I found myself in a kind of reverie.”    Edward Jenner An English physician living in Gloucestershire over 250 years ago is the father of vaccination. Edward Jenner even invented the term! Being a country doctor, he had extensive knowledge of farming communities. Besides, he was an eager student of natural history,......

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