Penicillin And Vaccination Research Paper

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Penicillin and vaccination are two forms of medicine that are still widely used today to help prevent infectious diseases such as measles, meningitis, gonorrhea, and hepatitis A&B. Both forms of medicine have evolved into a wide range of effective therapeutic success.
The first form of vaccination was first introduced in England, in 1796 by an English physician, Edward Jenner. However, it was only when 1809 when it was first launched in the United States. Studies have proven that Jenner’s findings only appeared to be the first scientific attempt to control an infectious disease by using the vaccination. Benjamin Jetsy was the first to use vaccination to fight against smallpox during the past years as when smallpox was present. Jetsy wanted to protect his family from this disease so he used material from cows that had cowpox and injected it into his wife’s and son’s arms. Because of the well-organized medical profession, the new method of vaccination became known quickly among other physicians. The …show more content…

Mary’s hospital in London. It was used as a treatment for bacterial infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci. Although penicillin was discovered in 1928, it was not actually recognized until the year of 1945 in the United States. This recognition was successfully led by scientists at the Oxford University. Since then the large-scale development of penicillin, it has considerably reduced the number of deaths from infections. Others may describe it as a miracle drug that has aided in many patients throughout the

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