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.https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1439158649/quackwatch-20
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.https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0465021492/quackwatch-20
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.https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0231153074/quackwatch-20