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Immunity and immunization in relation to public health

  • Vaccinationby Hans-Peter Studer; Geoffrey Douch

    Floris Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    While many parents are happy to follow official recommendations about vaccination, others avoid any vaccination for their children. This little guide will help parents come to their own informed decision based on clear information. It explains the different danger levels of various diseases, which are sometimes related to age. It also informs readers... more...

  • Tutto sulle vaccinazioniby Anita Petek; Julia Emmenegger

    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...

  • Impfen? Ein Impfleitfadenby Dr. med. Alexander Ilg

    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...

  • Protecting the World's Childrenby Sidsel Roalkvam; Desmond McNeill; Stuart Blume

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 53.99

    Vaccination programmes now represent a major part of the effort devoted to improving the health of children in developing countries. These donor-funded programmes tend to be global in scope and focus on worldwide goals and targets such as 'polio eradication', and the Millennium Development Goals. Health policy makers at the national level are... more...

  • Vaccinations and Public Concern in Historyby Andrea Kitta

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    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. more...

  • Intradermal Immunizationby Marcel B.M. Teunissen

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    This volume of Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology covers diverse topics related to intradermal immunization. The chapters highlight the effectiveness of intradermal immunization in experimental animal models or in clinical practice, all supporting the view that intradermal immunization is at least as good as other immunization routes. Keeping... more...

  • Vaccine Epidemicby Louise Kuo Habakus; Mary Holland

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95

    National polls show that Americans are increasingly concerned about vaccine safety and the right to make individual, informed choices together with their healthcare practitioners. Vaccine Epidemic focuses on the searing debate surrounding individual and parental vaccination choice in the United States. Featuring more than twenty experts from the... more...

  • The Panic Virusby Seth Mnookin

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • Vaccinesby Andrew W. Artenstein

    Springer 2009; US$ 229.00

    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...

  • The Politics of Vaccinationby Deborah Brunton

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 85.00

    The introduction of public vaccination was among the greatest of public health triumphs. By the end of the nineteenth century, legislation framed and implemented by medical experts in Britain's government brought smallpox under control for the first time. more...