The British Government has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. With this, the COVID-19 vaccine becomes the fastest vaccine ever to go from conception to market, besting the mumps vaccine’s 4-year development.
“Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases” has been used by health authorities for more than 70 years now as a way to encourage people to cover their coughs and sneezes.
Vaccination against smallpox made its way slowly from Europe to Bengal (India) in the early 1800s. This account explains the efforts to vaccinate in detail.