Edward Jenner (1749–1823): Naturalist, Scientist, Country Doctor, Benefactor to Mankind

  title={Edward Jenner (1749–1823): Naturalist, Scientist, Country Doctor, Benefactor to Mankind},
  author={I. Bailey},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  pages={63 - 70}
  • I. Bailey
  • Published 1 May 1996
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Biography

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