The Smallpox first successful vaccine is Smallpox Vaccine discovered by Edward Jenner in 1796. The smallpox vaccine helps the body develop immunity to smallpox. The vaccine is made from a virus called vaccinia which is a “pox” type virus related to smallpox. The smallpox vaccine contains the “live” vaccinia virus not dead virus like many other vaccines.

Edward Jenner discovered the Smallpox Vaccine. The smallpox vaccine is the best protection you can get if you are exposed to the smallpox virus. But, some side effects and risks associated with the smallpox vaccine. Most people experience normal, usually mild reactions that include a sore arm, fever, and body aches.
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