Sentence Examples


  • An illness with no serious effects on humans, cowpox caused lesions on cows' udders which then could spread to dairymaids' hands.
  • When Jenner did variolations on milkmaids who had had cowpox, they never came down with smallpox.
  • James caught the cowpox, recovered, and then Jenner variolated him.
  • Cowpox was a localized condition, so fresh supplies were hard to get.
  • Although the technique of growing cowpox on cow hides would come, transporting it was difficult due to lack of refrigeration.

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