by John Rhodes
Historical honesty requires acknowledging the African and Asian inoculation practices that preceded and enabled Edward Jenner's smallpox vaccine. Telling this story more broadly might also encourage vulnerable communities of color to embrace the COVID vaccine.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
In an ironic twist, Edward Jenner’s historic house is struggling to outlast the financial toll of being closed.
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