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Who provided the vaccine for smallpox?

A. Edward Jenner

B. Robert Koch

C. Pearl Kendrick

D. Alexander Fleming

1. A
2. D
3. C
4. B

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  • The smallpox vaccine was discovered by 'Edward Jenner'.
  • Small Pox is caused due to Variola Virus.
  • This is a viral disease that transmits from one person to answer person.
  • It affects the skin and the whole body.



  • Robert Koch gave a great contribution to the field of microbiology.
    • Tuberculosis was first discovered in the year 1882 by Dr. Robert Koch.
    • He discovered cholera's livelihoods in 1883 after which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1905.
    • Robert Koch is considered the 'father of microbiology' due to studies on microbes.
  • Pearl Louella Kendrick was an American bacteriologist and he was famous for co-developing the first vaccine with Grace Eldering and Loney Gordon for whooping cough. 
  • Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician-scientist who discovered penicillin. 

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