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Author Allen, Arthur, 1959-

Title Vaccine : the controversial story of medicine's greatest lifesaver / Arthur Allen
Edition First edition
Published New York : W.W. Norton, [2007]


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 MELB  614.470973 All/Vtc  AVAILABLE
Description 523 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Experimenting on the neighbors with Cotton Mather -- The peculiar history of vaccinia -- Vaccine wars: smallpox at the turn of the Twentieth Century -- War is good for babies -- The great American fight against polio -- Battling measles, remodeling society -- DTP and the vaccine safety movement -- No good deed goes unpunished -- People who prefer whooping cough -- Vaccines and autism?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Vaccination -- History.
Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- History.
Vaccination -- history.
Vaccines -- history.
Dissent and Disputes -- history.
Health Policy -- history.
History, Modern 1601-
Vaccination -- adverse effects.
Vaccines -- adverse effects.
United States.
LC no. 2006019480
ISBN 9780393059113 hardcover
0393059111 hardcover