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Dr. Edward Jenner

English physician and scientist Edward Jenner pioneered the smallpox vaccine in 1796 when he inoculated a young boy, James Phipps, with pustules of cowpox, a disease similar to but much milder than smallpox.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

Dr. Edward Jenner resting against a tree in a jacket while looking to the side with a hat in hand.
  • Creator:

    J. R. Smith