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There's a silent, dangerous war going on out there. On one side are parents, bombarded with stories about the dangers of vaccines, now wary of immunizing their sons and daughters. On the other side are doctors, scared to send kids out of their offices vulnerable to illnesses like whooping cough and measles--the diseases of their grandparents. How did anyone come to view vaccines with horror? The answer is rooted in one of the most powerful citizen activist movements in our nation's history. In Deadly Choices, infectious disease expert Paul Offit relates the shocking story of anti-vaccine America--its origins, leaders, influences, and impact. Offering strategies to keep us from returning to an era when children routinely died from infections, Deadly Choicesis a vigorous and definitive rebuttal of the powerful anti-vaccine movement.
Paul A. Offit, M.D., is the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is also the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
|The Birth of Fear||p. 1|
|This England||p. 13|
|A Crude Brew||p. 25|
|Roulette Redux||p. 45|
|Make the Angels Weep||p. 57|
|Past Is Prologue||p. 105|
|Tragedy of the Commons||p. 127|
|The Mean Season||p. 149|
|Dr. Bob||p. 171|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 255|
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