Did Jenner Really Save Us Or Was Nature Already On the Case?

‘Smallpox’ National Library of Medicine If Jenner had been right, and infant vaccination gave lifelong immunity, then we would have no problem today, but duration of immunity to prevent attack is very variable and relatively short. Dixon, C. W., (1962, 342) https://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/esmallpox/smallpox_dixon.pdf

Don’t Count your children until they’ve had the Pox: Weekly Series Intro & Part One.

INTRODUCTION  Can We Now Count Our Children? Whatever happened to the Great Plague of the middle ages; a disease we never had any medical interventions for? Although, back in the day, protection was adopted by visiting doctors who attended the sick – the mask with the beak of a bird was filled with various herb potions and if the afflicted didn’t die from the plague, surely they would have died of fright at the sight of such a vision on one's sick bed...