The coronavirus has brought the world & its economies to a halt so the subject of vaccines is in the spotlight again.
As early as 1000 CE, it is believed that the Chinese employed smallpox inoculation In the 1796, Edward Jenner is credited with creating the first vaccine with his use of material from cowpox pustules against smallpox. Louis Pasteur is credited with developing the 1885 rabies vaccine.
Vaccines work to protect your immune system against future “attacks” by a particular disease. There are vaccines against both viral and bacterial pathogens. Vaccines are tested repeatedly before being approved, and adverse reactions are monitored after their release.
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