Vaccines

Vaccines

History, Science, and Issues

Book - 2017
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Providing scientifically accurate, detailed, and accessible information to students and general readers, this book presents the history of vaccination; describes the administration, manufacturing, and regulation of vaccines in the United States; and explains the most recent scientific findings about vaccination while addressing concerns of those who oppose immunization.

* Explains in depth the uses, dosage, adverse events, contraindications, and limitations of every vaccine

* Provides a detailed, scientific explanation of the mechanism by which vaccines create immunity

* Examines current controversies in vaccine usage and their scientific and social basis

* Offers an international perspective on vaccine development and use

* Documents the anti-vaccination movement that has existed from the 18th century through today

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781440844430
1440844437
Branch Call Number: 615.372 DAV
Characteristics: xii, 259 pages : illustration.

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