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- The process induced cowpox, a mild viral disease that conferred immunity to smallpox.
- A spouse and child came down with a mild case of cowpox.
- At the end of the 1700s, Jenner realized that people who had contracted cowpox, or ‘vaccinia,’ didn't get smallpox.
- He noticed that milkmaids who had recovered from cowpox were resistant to contracting small pox.
- He showed that cowpox vaccination prevented smallpox in a child deliberately exposed to the disease.
- He used the mild disease cowpox to confer immunity for the potentially fatal but biochemically similar smallpox.
- Other viruses in this group that can cause infection in humans include variola, vaccinia (used in smallpox vaccine), and cowpox viruses.
- In 1796, Jenner began to infect people first with the far more benign cowpox and then with smallpox.
- Vaccination of smallpox started in the late 18th century with Jenner's cowpox vaccine.
- There's also a review of past cases of transmission of cowpox from the vaccinated to the unvaccinated.
- It is a weakened form of cowpox that is used to make the vaccine.
- Having been inoculated with cowpox, Phipps was now immune to smallpox.
- The cowpox virus, which infects a range of animals including humans, has been genetically altered in a similar way.
- You are always pretty certain to get cowpox; likewise your nails fester.
- And it should be noted, no one has given the cowpox to anyone else, either.
- Here's an electron microscope image of a herpes virus and here's the cowpox virus.
- Injecting yourself with a cowpox vaccine or medicine made of mould must once have seemed very alternative.
- Unlike vaccination, which utilised the cowpox virus, inoculation involved the deliberate infection of a susceptible individual.
- Jim had only slept that late once, the week and a half when he had gotten the cowpox.
- Specialists have sought to mimic the response by devising a vaccine containing HIV virus tucked inside a disabled cowpox virus.