Benjamin Jesty: new light in the dawn of vaccination

@article{Pead2003BenjaminJN,
  title={Benjamin Jesty: new light in the dawn of vaccination},
  author={Patrick J Pead},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={2104-2109}
}
  • P. Pead
  • Published 20 December 2003
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
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