The History of Vaccines

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Which virus did Benjamin Jesty inoculate his wife and sons against during a smallpox epidemic in 1774?

Smallpox

Which two diseases did Edward Jenner intentionally expose people to in order to prove the concept of vaccination?

Cowpox and smallpox

What does the term 'vaccine' mean in Latin?

Cow

Which two countries were using smallpox scabs to inoculate people against smallpox between 200BCE and 1000CE?

China and India

What are the effects that vaccines have on disease control, elimination, and eradication?

They have positive effects on diseases

Test your knowledge about the history of vaccines and their impact on disease control, elimination, and eradication. From the ancient practice of variolation to the modern era of vaccination, this quiz will cover key milestones and developments in the field. Challenge yourself and discover the fascinating journey of vaccines throughout history.

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