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Vaccines : what everyone needs to know / Kristen A. Feemster.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Princeton PL - Princeton 614.47 Fee (Text) 30890000665180 Adult Books Upper level Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780190277901
  • ISBN: 0190277904
  • ISBN: 9780190277918
  • ISBN: 0190277912
  • Physical Description: xx, 186 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-174) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a vaccine and how do vaccines work? -- A brief history of vaccines -- Vaccine development -- Vaccine financing and distribution -- Vaccine safety -- The vaccine schedule -- Laws and standard practices for vaccine administration -- Vaccine hesitancy -- On the horizon.
Summary, etc.:
"Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with saving millions of lives annually. But since their discovery two centuries ago, vaccines have been dogged by pockets of persistent distrust among those who are skeptical of their science or who find compulsory immunization at odds with personal liberty. The rise of these voices in contemporary culture has contributed to trends of vaccine delay and vaccine hesitancy in some communities -- a chasm between the general population and the scientific establishment that has persisted and grown at times across the last several decades. Vaccines: What Everyone Needs to Know® offers a scientifically grounded overview of the science, manufacture, and culture of vaccines in the United States and internationally. Aiming to offer an unbiased resource on this hotly debated subject, it provides accessible, authoritative overviews of the following: · How vaccines work · The history of vaccines · Vaccine policy -- who writes it, and does it matter? · The contents and manufacture of vaccines · Vaccine injury · The alleged link between vaccines and autism · Vaccines and new outbreaks Written by a leading authority in both infectious disease and vaccine education, this book offers a clear-eyed resource for parents or anyone with an interest in the use, efficacy, and controversy surrounding vaccines. In a subject area defined by partisanship, it offers reliable resource for what everyone needs to know."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Vaccination > Popular works.
Vaccination > History.
Vaccines.

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