Edward Jenner and the History of Smallpox and Vaccination
The history of a disease known to few people in the 21st century, the origin of smallpox as a natural dis-ease is lost in prehistory, and Edward Jenner’s work is widely regarded as the foundation of im-munology.
The Past, Present and Future of Vaccines
Children who are born by caesarean section develop in the first years of life, and often later as well, some complications linked to the malfunctioning of their immune system, not only because they do not have the beneficial maternal “contagion” of useful bacteria but also because they can be damaged by infections due to the pathogenic bacteria present on the skin and in the hospital environment.
The Jenner Society and the Edward Jenner Museum: tributes to a physician-scientist.
Translational Mini‐Review Series on Vaccines: The Edward Jenner Museum and the history of vaccination
- HistoryClinical and experimental immunology
The Edward Jenner museum is a museum in which the life and times of Jenner are commemorated including not only the discovery of smallpox vaccination but also his other important scientific contributions to natural history and medicine.
The immunogenomic landscape of cattle
The de novo assembly of a cattle genome using ultra-long-read nanopore sequencing in conjunction with other advanced technologies is reported, providing a comprehensive view of the complex immune- genome.
Smallpox and New York City’s Smallpox Hospital
- HistoryJournal of community health
The ruins of the smallpox hospital in New York City, opened in 1856, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and at night, the ruins are illuminated casting an eerie, green aura on the remaining stone walls.
Preventive Measures against Pandemics from the Beginning of Civilization to Nowadays—How Everything Has Remained the Same over the Millennia
- MedicineJournal of clinical medicine
A historical and literary overview of different epidemic diseases and how the recommendations in the pre-vaccine era were, and still are, effective in containing the contagion is shown.
Designing spatial and temporal control of vaccine responses
- BiologyNature Reviews Materials
This Review explores materials-based strategies for the spatial and temporal control of the mechanisms that underlie vaccine immune responses and highlights the biological mechanisms underlying strong humoral and cell-mediated immune responses.
Contributions of Farm Animals to Immunology
- BiologyFront. Vet. Sci.
From the identification of B cells to the realization that γδ T cells can function as professional antigen presenting cells, farm animals have contributed significantly to a better understanding of immunity.
History of Infectious Diseases and Vaccines in Society: Introduction
Vaccine development through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has resulted in the eradication of smallpox, is close to eradicating polio, and is responsible for the elimination of many diseases locally and regionally.
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Who discovered smallpox vaccination? Edward Jenner or Benjamin Jesty?
- HistoryTransactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association
Early one morning in January, 1877, Captain (Brevet Major) Patrick Collins, knocked on the door of Quarters 4, at Fort Boise, Idaho Territory. The Fort was established in 1863, near the Oregon Trail…
MEDICAL DISCOVERIES BY THE NON-MEDICAL.
I have been struck by the fact that the majority of great medical discoveries, truths and instruments, have not been made completely and suddenly, but have been led up to by preliminary and…
Myths in medicine
The Jenner myth, a common belief among farmers in the west country that previous infection with cowpox prevented small-pox, is laid to rest.
1066 and All That
A comical look at English history since the beginning of time -- no one, no event is spared. A strong knowledge of English history is not needed to enjoy this fun read.
Princes and peasants. Smallpox in history
- Medical History