Translation of cowpox in Spanish:


vacuna, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊˌpɑks/ /ˈkaʊpɒks/


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    vacuna feminine
    • 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.