Who discovered 'vaccine' for the first time? Name two diseases which can be prevented by using vaccines.

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 9

In 1796, Edward Jenner developed the first successful vaccine for smallpox.

Examples of vaccines used against a few diseases are polio, measles, mumps, and tetanus. 

[Extra information:

Vaccines are the product of organisms or some part of living or killed organism utilized to stimulate a person\'s immune system to produce antibodies and thereby strengthen the immune system, protecting the person from that disease.]

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:32:01

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