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Title: Mémoire présenté au Premier Consul, sur la nécessité et les moyens de répandre la VACCINE en France; Par François Colon, Docteur en Medecine, membre de plusieurs Sociétés Savantes.
Description: Paris, Chez Le Normant, Impr.-Libr., rue des Prêtres - St. Germain-l'Auxerrois, No. 42, 1803. [An XI]. 8vo. In contemp. paste paper boards. (I - XII, 13 - 32 pp.). Biogr. Universelle, vol. V, p. 134: François Colon [1764 - 1812], early and staunch advocate of vaccination in France, inoculated his only son and opened up his house as a sort of private surgery, for people to be vaccinated free of charge. All of Colon's publications deal with vaccination.: Hirsch, vol. II, p. 83: Comp. Wellcome vol. II, p. 375 [an 1801 publ. on the same subjecy]: Published not long after Jenner's cowpox vaccination in the 1790ties became generally introduced.

Keywords: variolus communicable diseases smallpox medicine inoculation

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- Book number: 6452