How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us-health

New books attack autism and antivaccination quackery.

During the past few months three excellent books about autismquackery and vaccination opponents have been published:

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fears by SethMnookin describes the history of opposition to vaccination withemphasis on autism-related fearmongering and the de-licensing of Dr.Andrew Wakefield.

Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All byPaul A. Offit, M.D., Ph.D. focuses on the people and organizationsthat have been most influential in spreading fear and confusion amongAmerican parents.

Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction by Paul A.Offit, M.D., Ph.D. provides answers to more than 50 questions parentsmay ask.

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