Dr. Jenner and the Speckled Monster

Dr. Jenner and the Speckled Monster

The Search for the Smallpox Vaccine

Book - 2002
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In 1796, an unknown country doctor named Edward Jenner developed and administered the world's first vaccine-turning the tide in humanity's age-old war against disease. Award-winning author Albert Marrin explains the significance of "immortal" Jenner's gift to mankind as he narrates the epic story of smallpox, a disease so contagious and deadly it has dramatically influenced the course of history. From the mummified remains of its first known victim to the sinister threat of the "frozen monster" that lurks in the vials of ultramodern laboratories, readers will be held spellbound by this readable and timely combination of science and history.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525469223
0525469222
Branch Call Number: J 614.5 M349d 2002
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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