CONQUEROR OF SMALLPOX by I. E. Levine

CONQUEROR OF SMALLPOX

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The story of smallpox is the story of mass death and mutilation. It is also the story of Dr. Edward Jenner and his struggle-in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century- to combat, not only the disease, but repeated failure and the opposition of his wary contemporaries. In this biography, the medical details of Jenner's discoveries are lucidly explained while at the same time a sense of the man, a warm and dedicated doctor, is forcefully presented. I. E. Levine handles his subject knowledgeably and with full appreciation of Jenner's stature as a man and a scientist.

Pub Date: April 1st, 1960
Publisher: Messner