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The method of inoculation believed to have been discovered sometime before AD 1000 in India

NSI on Twitter: “The method of inoculation believed to have been discovered sometime before AD 1000 in India (Henderson and Moss 1999). The idea of inoculation was derived from both Agada-tantra, one of the eight branches of traditional Ayurveda (Indian Medicine). #tuesdaymotivations #Ayurvedic https://t.co/Y53YSy340h” / Twitter

The method of inoculation believed to have been discovered sometime before AD 1000 in India (Henderson and Moss 1999). The idea of inoculation was derived from both Agada-tantra, one of the eight branches of traditional Ayurveda (Indian Medicine).

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From India, the practice spread to China, western Asia, and Africa and finally, in the early eighteenth century, to Europe and North America.

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The best source concerning the Indian method of treatment of smallpox is a report by Dr. John Z. Holwell in 1767 for the College of Physicians in London. Here is an article written by Prof Subhash Kak.
How Ayurveda Pioneered Smallpox Inoculation (swarajyamag.com)

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