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Who developed the smallpox vaccine?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 8 Mar 2016

Smallpox vaccine was the first vaccine to be successfully developed. It was made by Edward Jenner in 1798. In his observations, he noticed that milkmaids of the time did not contract smallpox when exposed to the coxpox virus. Therefore, he developed the first vaccine that contained Variolae Vaccinae.

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