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Jenner, Edward

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishJenner, EdwardEdward JennerJen‧ner, Edward /ˈdʒenə $ -nər/  (1749–1823) a British doctor who developed the principle of vaccination. He discovered that putting a small amount of cowpox (=a disease that affects cows) into people's bodies protected them from smallpox, a related disease that had killed many people until then.
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