Reply to post: Re: Edward Jenner, the inventor of vaccination.

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John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: Edward Jenner, the inventor of vaccination.

"Everyone has heard of vaccines. Many have been vaccinated. But how many know the name of the person who invented vaccination? Truly an unsung hero."

I don't know the state of science teaching in secondary schools today, but when I did my GCEs in the late 70's, pretty much every "forgotten" scientists mentioned in these pages was part of what we learned about at school in Biology, Physics and Chemistry. Maybe we had exceptional teachers at my school?

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