May 2018 Book Display

Smallpox Vaccine Discovered – 1796

In the 18th century, smallpox was a widespread and often fatal disease. Within 18 months, 12,000 people in England had been vaccinated and the number of smallpox deaths dropped by two-thirds. Come check out , at the Todd Library, what other diseases have been eradicated or still a major concern to life world-wide and the controversy over vaccinations.