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  1. photo The great medical myth of vaccine safety and effectivenessThe great medical myth of vaccine safety and effectivenessNews
    to experiment with smallpox vaccinations. He experimented with an eight-year-old boy named James Phipps on May 14, 1775, by injecting cowpox pus into his skin and later repeated this procedure with several otherRead more

photo Cowpox



Cowpox is a disease. This disease affects the skin. It is caused by a virus (Cowpox virus) that is related to the Vaccinia virus. People (or animals) who have the disease have red blisters. The disease can be spread by touch from cows to humans. The virus that causes cowpox was used to perform the first successful vaccination against another disease. The disease vaccinated against was the...More