The Resource Vaccines, Kristen A. Feemster

Vaccines, Kristen A. Feemster

Label
Vaccines
Title
Vaccines
Statement of responsibility
Kristen A. Feemster
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Language
eng
Summary
"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."--
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DLC
Dewey number
614.4/7
Index
index present
LC call number
RA638
LC item number
.F44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2017 I-984
  • QW 805
Series statement
What everyone needs to know
Vaccines, Kristen A. Feemster
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Vaccines, Kristen A. Feemster
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
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ocn961408363
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
xx, 186 pages
Isbn
9780190277918
Lccn
2017033339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961408363

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