Edward Jenner and smallpox vaccination

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In 1796, Edward Jenner carried out his famous experiment on eight-year-old James Phipps, which tested his theory that milkmaids who suffered from a mild form of cowpox never caught the smallpox disease. He inserted pus from a cowpox buboe into a cut on the boys arm. 

After, Jenner proved that after being vaccinated against cowpox that the boy was


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