Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues, 1st Edition

  • Tish Davidson, A.M.
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  • ISBN-10: 1440844445
  • ISBN-13: 9781440844447
  • DDC: 615.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 259 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Story of a Drug.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
1: A Case Study: An Encounter with Measles.
2: What Are Vaccines?.
3: Vaccines: A Brief History.
4: How Vaccines Work.
5: Effects and Applications.
6: Risks, Misuse, and Overdose.
7: Production, Distribution, and Regulation.
8: The Social Dimensions of Vaccines.
9: The Future of Vaccines.
Directory of Resources.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Story of a Drug.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
1: A Case Study: An Encounter with Measles.
2: What Are Vaccines?.
3: Vaccines: A Brief History.
4: How Vaccines Work.
5: Effects and Applications.
6: Risks, Misuse, and Overdose.
7: Production, Distribution, and Regulation.
8: The Social Dimensions of Vaccines.
9: The Future of Vaccines.
Directory of Resources.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.