ISSN 2409-5834

Smallpox vaccination in the Transbaikal region (from the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century)

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Sergey D. Batoev


The article presents the results of research on smallpox vaccination in the Transbaikal region. It explores the history of smallpox vaccination from the moment of its introduction by advocate doctors to the start of organized public programs throughout the region. In the 18th to early 20th century, Transbaikal had a high death rate from smallpox. As a result, vaccination of the population of Transbaikal was an urgent public health issue.

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