Anti-vaxxers : how to challenge a misinformed movement / Jonathan M. Berman
Book | The MIT Press | 2020

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Description
xviii, 277 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Is there even a problem? -- Understanding vaccines -- The world before vaccines -- The first vaccine -- The first anti-vaccine movements -- Vaccine pioneers -- 20th century anti-vaccine movements Autism -- The anti-vaccine movement 1998-present -- Vaxxed -- Too many too soon -- Deadly immunity -- Ineffective "alternatives" to vaccination -- Social media, "fake news," and the spread of information -- Escalation of commitment -- Religion and vaccine hesitancy -- Big pharma -- Anti-vaccine activism in 2018 and 2019 -- Vaccine advocates -- Who are they? -- The anti-vaccine parent -- What changes minds about vaccines?
Summary
"A presentation of the scientific argument in favor of vaccination, which probes the consequences, origins and impact of the the anti-vaccination movement"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN
9780262539326 (paperback)
0262539322 (paperback)
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