How Did Edward Jenner Use Small Pox Inoculations?

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Edward Jenner (1749-1823) was a physician in England who studied the spread and inoculation techniques formerly unknown for small pox. In this paper I will explain the thought process and the happenings by which Jenner discovered the relationship between small pox and cowpox via transmission to milkmaids, the process by which he tested his findings and proved the relationship with inoculations, and how he communicated his findings based on his work titled “An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox”.
In the 18th century smallpox killed an estimated 400,000 Europeans (Bourzac). Variolation was a technique used to inoculate people from diseases in that time. Small pox inoculations were performed in many different ways including pinpricks with the small pox virus into the skin of uninfected parties. Edward Jenner was interested in the study of inoculation and set out to find better ways to perform this variolation.
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300-301). From the horses this disease is passed to the hands of maids and servants to the cows. This passing is believed to cause a infectious virus now able to infect dairy maids and farm hands
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