Téléchargement gratuit pdf e books The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

by Seth Mnookin

Editeur : Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781439158647
Broché: 429
Télécharger les formats: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Taille du fichier: 11 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2021-06-17
TÉLÉCHARGER

La description:

WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE? In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause autism. The media seized hold of the story and, in the process, helped to launch one of the most devastating health scares ever. In the years to come Wakefield would be revealed as a profiteer in league with class-action lawyers, and he would eventually lose his medical license. Meanwhile one study after another failed to find any link between childhood vaccines and autism. Yet the myth that vaccines somehow ...