The Vaccination Debate

The Vaccination Debate

by Jill Sherman

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Essential Viewpoints examines critical debates occurring today, including the legislation that has shaped the issue as well as the numerous sides of each argument.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616135263
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Essential Viewpoints Series: Set 5
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Vaccines and Illness 6

Chapter 2 What Is Vaccination? 18

Chapter 3 The Rise of Vaccination 26

Chapter 4 A History of Vaccine Errors 34

Chapter 5 Autism and Vaccines 44

Chapter 6 Opposition to Mandatory Vaccinations 54

Chapter 7 New Outbreaks of Old Diseases 64

Chapter 8 Global Health and Vaccination 74

Chapter 9 The Future of Vaccines 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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