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Vaccine Book (Paperback)

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The Vaccine Book, Second Edition, provides comprehensive information on the current and future world of vaccines. It reveals the scientific opportunities and potential impact of vaccines, including economic and ethical challenges, problems encountered when producing vaccines, how clinical vaccine trials are designed, and how to introduce vaccines into widespread use. Although vaccines are now available for many diseases, there are still challenges ahead for major diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

This book is designed for students, researchers, public health officials, and all others interested in increasing their understanding of vaccines. It answers common questions regarding the use of vaccines in the context of a rapidly expanding anti-vaccine environment. This new edition is completely updated, revised with new unique topics like: new vaccines, problem of declining immunization rates, trust in vaccines, the vaccine hesitancy, and the social value of vaccine for the community vs. the individual child’s risk.

  • Provides insight to diseases that could be prevented and challenges facing research scientists in the vaccine area
  • Gives new ideas about future vaccines and concepts
  • Introduces new vaccines and concepts
  • Gives ideas about challenges facing public and private industrial investors in the vaccine area
  • Discusses the problem of declining immunization rates and vaccine hesitancy
Number of Pages: 664
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: July 11, 2016
TCIN: 51858461
UPC: 9780128021743
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-7587
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