Early Vaccination Essay

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Just like any other problem, it had to originate somewhere. The issue of infant vaccinations dates all the way back to 1796. It all started with Edward Jenner’s experiment. For instance, “In 1796,(Edward) Jenner conducted an experiment, scratching the arm of an 8-year-old boy named James Phipps using material from a cowpox sore in one of these dairymaids. Then he repeated the same experiment, but this time added a small amount of smallpox into the same child. He hoped that the procedure would immunize the child against the deadly smallpox infection. In fact, it did. Jenner’s experiment began the immunization age” ("History of Immunizations”). So, if it wasn't for Edward Jenner's experiments in 1796, there could be a possibility that vaccinations
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