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- Springer New York 2009; US$ 214.28
The History and Biography of Vaccines against Infectious Diseases is a multi-authored book, written for an academic audience but accessible to a general readership as well. The book examines the human stories that underlie the development of vaccines against infectious diseases. Each chapter traces the lineage of a vaccine by examining the people behind... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 46.29
Smallpox, measles, diphtheria, polio: vaccines have diminished their power, and in some cases, eradicated these dreaded diseases. Yet this century has seen growing numbers of parents refusing vaccinations for their children, not only endangering them but also increasing the risk of outbreaks and epidemics of vaccine-preventable diseases. Understanding... more...
- Netzwerk Impfentscheid 2013; US$ 4.99
Wer impft, will das Beste für sich und seine Kinder. Wer nicht impft, auch. Die Grundlage für die entsprechende Entscheidung bildet bei ersteren die Angst vor der Gefährlichkeit von Infektionskrankheiten und die Behauptung, dass mit Impfungen Krankheiten ausgerottet worden seien und würden oder deren Verlauf gemildert werden könne – praktisch ohne... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 118.43
The vaccines most urgently needed are those againstpoverty-related diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and HIV.However, there is a considerable gap between the development of avaccine and the implementation as a useful measure for diseasecontrol. Major obstacles need to be overcome even after successfulcompletion of the preclinical stage. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate. Through the use of ethnographic, media, and narrative analyses, this book explores the vernacular explanatory models used in inoculation decision-making. The research on which the book draws was designed to help create public... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 41.00
While millions of Americans receive vaccinations each year, a vocal segment of the population is opposed to all immunizations?some even refusing to get mandated vaccinations for their children. In The Vaccine Controversy , Dr. Kurt Link?a specialist in internal medicine?explores that paradox and provides a history of vaccine development, including... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 17.00
WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE? In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause autism. The media seized hold of the story and, in the process, helped to launch one of the most devastating health scares ever. In the... more...
- Netzwerk Impfentscheid 2014; US$ 12.99
Tutto sulle vaccinazioni è una chiara opera di consultazione nella quale si descrive ogni malattia e il rispettivo trattamento possibile così come si spiegano i relativi vaccini e le sostanze additive, gli effetti collaterali ecc. A completare questo libro sono le informazioni supplementari di cui bisogna essere a conoscenza e che bisogna osservare... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 214.28
Mass immunization is the blitzkrieg of vaccination practice. It serves to rapidly protect populations, both because of the high coverage achieved and because of the herd immunity thereby induced. However, as in war, mass immunization campaigns must be conducted intelligently, with careful strategy and strong attention to logistics of supply and deployment.... more...