Edward Jenner

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I am surprised that men and women are grateful ; but I wonder that they are grateful to God for the good which he has made me the instrument of conveying to my fellow creatures.

Edward Jenner, FRS (17 May 174926 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. He is often called "the father of immunology", and his work is said to have "saved more lives than the work of any other human".

Quotes[edit]

  • A sincere acquiescence in the dispensations of Providence will check discompusure of mind beyond any thing. It will produce a calm in the midst of a storm.
    • The Life of Edward Jenner M.D. Vol. 2 (1838) by John Baron, p. 447
  • The highest powers in our nature are our sense of moral excellence, the principple of reason and reflection, benevolence to our creatures and our love of the Divine Being.
    • The Life of Edward Jenner M.D. Vol. 2 (1838) by John Baron, p. 447

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