The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

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"The rubella vaccine and others made with ... fetal cells have protected more than 150 million people in the United States, the vast majority of them preschoolers. The new cells and the method of making them also led to vaccines that have protected billions of people around the world from polio, rabies, chicken pox, measles, hepatitis A, shingles, and adenovirus. Meredith Wadman's [book] covers not only the science of this [advancement], but also the political roadblocks that nearly stopped the scientists"--Provided by ...

The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease 2017, Viking

ISBN-13: 9780525427537

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