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Vaccine A

Author : Gary Matsumoto
ISBN : 046504400X
Genre : History
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An investigative journalist specializing in biological warfare issues reveals the secrets of the Pentagon's medical experiments on U.S. and British soldiers, conducted without the knowledge or consent of the subjects. 100,000 first printing.

Vaccine

Author : Mark A. Largent
ISBN : 9781421406077
Genre : History
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Since 1990, the number of mandated vaccines has increased dramatically. Today, a fully vaccinated child will have received nearly three dozen vaccinations between birth and age six. Along with the increase in number has come a growing wave of concern among parents about the unintended side effects of vaccines. In Vaccine, Mark A. Largent explains the history of the debate and identifies issues that parents, pediatricians, politicians, and public health officials must address. Nearly 40% of American parents report that they delay or refuse a recommended vaccine for their children. Despite assurances from every mainstream scientific and medical institution, parents continue to be haunted by the question of whether vaccines cause autism. In response, health officials herald vaccines as both safe and vital to the public's health and put programs and regulations in place to encourage parents to follow the recommended vaccine schedule. For Largent, the vaccine-autism debate obscures a constellation of concerns held by many parents, including anxiety about the number of vaccines required (including some for diseases that children are unlikely ever to encounter), unhappiness about the rigorous schedule of vaccines during well-baby visits, and fear of potential side effects, some of them serious and even life-threatening. This book disentangles competing claims, opens the controversy for critical reflection, and provides recommendations for moving forward.

An Assessment Of The Safety Of The Anthrax Vaccine

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309561273
Genre : Medical
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Acute Virus Infections Of Poultry

Author : J.B. McFerran
ISBN : 9789400942875
Genre : Medical
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This book is based on the proceedings of a seminar on acute viral in fections of poultry, which was held in Brussels on 13-14 June 1985. The aim of the seminar, which was sponsored by the CEC, was to gather infor mation on those infections of immediate or increasing importance. It is hoped that dissemination of this information will make it easier to har monize diagnostic and control measures throughout the member states of the EEC. Several points emerge from recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza. In view of the apparent change in pathogenicity of the virus involved in the outbreak in the USA, infections of domestic poultry, particularly with H5 and H7 sub-types, should be regarded as a potential threat, even if the viruses involved are of low pathogenicity. The reasons for the amount of lateral spread which occurred in the USA outbreak are still not clear, and it can not be assumed that future outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza will tend to be self-limiting, as in the past. The importance of denying access of wild birds, particularly water fowl, to domestic poultry needs to be re-emphasised. Lastly, there appears to be increasing support for a combination of slaughter and ring vaccination to control future outbreaks of spreading avian influenza.

Final Vaccine

Author : Judyth Baker
ISBN : 9781634241366
Genre : Fiction
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"The Final Vaccine" is a 3-part Novella about an impossible world — except that anything is possible with geo-engineered viruses! After reading these stories, you'll want to read all the others in Letters to the Cyborgs!

The First Polio Vaccine

Author : Guy De La Bedoyere
ISBN : 0836858557
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the development of vaccination as a means of eradicating disease, the epidemic of poliomyelitis in the United States in 1907, and the creation by Salk and Sabin of a polio vaccine.

Impfen Pro Contra

Author : Dr. Martin Hirte
ISBN : 9783426413333
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Dr. Martin Hirte, Bestseller-Autor und renommierter Facharzt für Kinder-Heilkunde, bietet mit der aktualisierten Neuausgabe seines umfangreichen Standardwerks „Impfen – Pro & Contra“ eine fundierte Orientierungshilfe bei der individuellen Impf-Entscheidung. Auf der Grundlage jahrelanger Erfahrung liefert Dr. Hirte in seinem Impf-Ratgeber die wichtigsten Informationen zu den Impfungen, der moralischen Verpflichtung, der Situation der Impf-Ärzte, der Pharmaindustrie, Zusammensetzung, Zulassung und Verabreichung von Impfstoffen, uvm. Er diskutiert die in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz empfohlenen Impfungen sowie deren Nutzen und Risiken. Zusätzlich geht er auf die wichtigsten Reise-Impfungen ein. Welche Impfung ist wirklich sinnvoll? Welche Impfung kann sogar guten Gewissens aufgeschoben oder komplett ausgelassen werden? Unter diesen Gesichtspunkten werden unter anderem die Impfungen für Tetanus, Diphterie, FSME, HPV, Hepathitis, Masern, Mumps, Pneumokokken, Meningokokken, Röteln, Windpocken in diesem Impf-Ratgeber besprochen. Dr. Martin Hirtes praktische Impf-Entscheidungshilfe wird stetig aktualisiert und auf den neuesten Stand medizinischer Forschung gebracht. Das Werk kann immer wieder zu Rate gezogen werden. Lassen Sie sich vom renommierten Experten beraten!

A Review Of Selected Federal Vaccine And Immunization Policies Based On Case Studies Of Pneumococcal Vaccine

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Not Quite A Cancer Vaccine

Author : Samantha D. Gottlieb
ISBN : 9780813587790
Genre : Health & Fitness
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In Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine, medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil—developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV)—was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates—about adolescent sexuality and pediatric vaccinations more generally. Prior to its market debut, Gardasil seemed to offer female empowerment, touting protection against HPV and its potential for cervical cancer. Gottlieb questions the marketing pitch’s vaunted promise and asks why vaccine marketing unnecessarily gendered the vaccine’s utility, undermining Gardasil’s benefit for men and women alike. This book demonstrates why in the ten years since Gardasil’s U.S. launch its low rates of public acceptance have their origins in the early days of the vaccine dissemination. Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine addresses the on-going expansion in U.S. healthcare of patients-as-consumers and the ubiquitous, and sometimes insidious, health marketing of large pharma.

Statistics And Data Interpretation For Social Work

Author : Gloria Rosenthal
ISBN : 9780826107213
Genre : Social Science
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Written by a social worker for social work students, this is a nuts and bolts guide to statistics that presents complex calculations and concepts in clear, easy-to-understand language. It includes numerous examples, data sets, and issues that students will encounter in social work practice. The first section introduces basic concepts and terms to provide a solid foundation in statistics. It also addresses tools used by researchers to describe and summarize data ranging from single variables to assessing the relationship between variables and cause and effect among variables. The second section focuses on inferential statistics, describing how researchers draw conclusions about whole populations based on data from samples. This section also covers confidence intervals and a variety of significance tests for examining relationships between different types of variables. Additionally, tools for multivariate analyses and data interpretation are presented. Key Features: Addresses the role of statistics in evidence-based practice and program evaluation Features examples of qualitative and quantitative analysis Each chapter contains exercise problems and questions to enhance student learning Includes electronic data sets taken from actual social work arenas Offers a full ancillary digital packet including a student guide to SPSS with accompanying Data Set, an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and a Test Bank

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