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  • The odour alone of guaco has been said to cause in snakes a state of stupor and torpidity; and Humboldt, who observed that the near approach of a rod steeped in guaco-juice was obnoxious to the venomous Coluber corallinus, was of opinion that inoculation with it imparts to the perspiration an odour which makes reptiles unwilling to bite.
  • In areas where Jenner's techniques were available, infections fell, and when inoculation became mandatory, they plummeted.
  • Because of this, inoculation was done arm-to-arm, that is, use Sue's cowpox to inoculate Bob, then when Bob gets it, use that to inoculate Jill, and so on.
  • If the conditions weren't sterile—a word that was not even comprehended at the time—the inoculation didn't work, or worse, introduced a new disease.
  • The virus was transmitted by mechanical inoculation and also by the aphid vector Aphis gossypii.

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