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

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.]

Updated on: 05-Jan-2023


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