Historical narrative of the 1803 Balmis philanthropic expedition (Francisco Xavier Balmis, 1759-1819 medical surgeon at the court of Carlos IV, and Galician nurse Isabel Zendal Gómez, b. 1773) to take Smallpox vaccine to America in spite of commercial and political opposition and intrigues.
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The movie is based in the real Balmis Expedition, funded by the king of Spain, to bring the smallpox vaccine to Spanish America. See more