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Published: 16 July 2020

200 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190077242

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How Vaccine Rumors Start -- and Why They Don't Go Away

Heidi J. Larson

  • A clear-eyed, expert examination of the state of vaccine confidence globally -- and what it means for the future of life on earth
  • Considers the widening gulf between messages of medical authority and those on everyman platforms of our digital world, especially as it influences individual choice
  • Considers the dawning of vaccine resistance's social acceptance and its implications for human health
  • Authored by leading authority on vaccine confidence and the health anthropology

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