How Do Vaccines Work?

Video   Oct 20, 2017 | Video from TED-Ed

 

The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this seemingly counter-intuitive process work?

 
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