Posts Tagged ‘PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative’

Still searching for an effective malaria vaccine

Posted by • December 14th, 2012

In May, 1796, British physician Edward Jenner inoculated his gardener’s eight year-old son with fluid from a cowpox blister that he had extracted from the hand of a local milkmaid. Jenner hypothesized that exposure to cowpox would protect the child against the related disease of smallpox. He later injected the boy with smallpox and the… Read More…