Edward Jenner

Standard Name: Jenner, Edward


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Family and Intimate relationships Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Thomas Charles Morgan , a young English widower with a small daughter, was a doctor and a friend of Edward Jenner . He was at first resistant to the universal adulation of Sydney, but then...
Friends, Associates Jane Marcet
JM probably knew her husband's friends Edward Jenner and William Hyde Wollaston ; she certainly knew and corresponded with John Yelloy . She was a friend on her own account of Margaret Bryan ,
Marcet, Jane. “Introduction”. Chemistry in the Schoolroom: 1806, edited by Hazel Rossotti, AuthorHouse, 2006, p. i - xxi.
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At Yetminster in Dorset during a smallpox epidemic, a farmer named Benjamin Jesty transferred cowpox matter from cattle into scratches in the arms of his wife and two small sons.
14 May 1796
After some years of investigating the protection given by cowpox against smallpox, Edward Jenner carried out his first, experimental cowpox injection of a healthy young boy. His subject showed no reaction when later inoculated with...
June 1798
Edward Jenner published An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae . . . known by the name of the Cow-pox.
February 1800
Edward Jenner vaccinated nearly two hundred people at Petworth in Sussex.
By 1802
The smallpox vaccination method established by Edward Jenner was coming into use around the world; in England about 100,000 people had been vaccinated, and the annual smallpox death rate (which had averaged about 3,000 per...
20 November 1803
The Royal Philanthropic Expedition set sail in three ships from La Coruna, to carry the practice of vaccination against smallpox to Spanish possessions in South America and Spanish outposts in China (Canton) and Macao).
Williams, Gareth. Angel of Death. The Story of Smallpox. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.