Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues

by
Tish Davidsonauthor

Tish Davidson, AM, is a medical writer specializing in making technical medical information accessible to a general readership.

Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues

20170630

Greenwood

Pages 280
Topics Health and Wellness
  • eBook

    9781440844447

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Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues

Author(s): Davidson, Tish;
Contributors: Davidson, Tish;
Abstract:

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

SortTitle: vaccines: history, science, and issues
Keyword(s): Health and Wellness
Author Info:
Tish Davidsonauthor

Tish Davidson, AM, is a medical writer specializing in making technical medical information accessible to a general readership.

eISBN-13: 9781440844447
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440844430
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 280
Publication Date: 20170630
Series: The Story of a Drug