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But those vaccination strains—then and to this day—aren’t cowpox.
In 1796, Jenner took pus from a cowpox pustule on the hand of an infected milkmaid and injected it into the arm of an 8-year-old boy.
In 1796, English physician Edward Jenner infected a young boy with cowpox.
And other related diseases, such as cowpox and monkeypox, cause similar pustular rashes.
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