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Author Davidson, Tish, author.

Title Vaccines : history, science, and issues / Tish Davidson.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]


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Description xii, 259 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series The story of a drug
Story of a drug.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-254) and index.
Contents A case study: an encounter with measles -- What are vaccines? -- Vaccines: a brief history -- How vaccines work -- Effects and applications -- Risks, misuse, and overdose -- Production, distribution, and regulation -- The social dimensions of vaccines -- The future of vaccines.
Summary "Each title in The Story of a Drug series examines a particular groups or class of pharmaceutical drugs from a variety of angles, including its history, effects, uses and misuses, and impact on society and popular culture. Through this multifaceted approach, readers gain a holistic understanding of some of the most commonly prescribed medications today, from antibiotics and painkillers to drugs that treat asthma and allergies." -- Back cover
Subject Vaccines.
Vaccines -- History.
Vaccines. (OCoLC)fst01163573
Vaccines. (DNLM)D014612
Vaccines -- history. (DNLM)D014612Q000266
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781440844430 (hardcopy ; alk. paper)
9781440844447 (ebook)

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