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Innoculation in Britain
Innoculation was brought into Britain by Lady Montagu
They did this by:
- Getting a thread and soaking it in pus from a smallpox
- Drawing the thread through a cut in a person who
wanted the inoculation, and after a mild reaction they
Problems included the dosage wasn't controlled and
sometimes the person got full effect smallpox and died.
Great Plague of London Jenner noticed that milkmaids didn't get small pox, but
1665 AD they caught cowpox (which was much milder).
Not the only occurrence of the plague, but it was the most
Scientifically Jenner found that people who got cowpox
didn't get smallpox.
The Great Fire of London In 1796 Jenner tested this on a boy, he injected cowpox
1666 AD pus into the boy and the boy didn't catch smallpox.
The Great Fire of London brought the plague under
control (it is thought that it was due to the fact that rats Industrial Revolution
were killed by the fire.
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