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Vaccinations and public concern in history

Andrea Kitta

Vaccinations and public concern in history

legend, rumor, and risk perception

by Andrea Kitta

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Promotion,
  • Choice Behavior,
  • Vaccination,
  • Health attitudes,
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice,
  • Complications,
  • Folklore,
  • Adverse effects,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references ( p. 151-165) and index ( p. 167-172).

    Statementby Andrea Kitta
    SeriesRoutledge studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine -- 28, Routledge studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine -- 28.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA638 .K58 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 172 ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25403269M
    ISBN 109780415887038, 9780203154076
    LC Control Number2011022851

    The result is that the vaccine schedule has become more complicated than it once was, and children are receiving far more shots than before (see Vaccine Safety for answers to the questions: "Are vaccines safe?"; “Do vaccines weaken the immune system?” and more). Now, children could receive as many as 27 shots by 2 years of age and up to six. I read this book to prepare myself for the onslaught of questions about vaccines from families in my practice. Dr. Sears (the author is actually the son of the famous Dr. Sears, this might fool some people) does present each vaccine and the disease it prevents in /5.

    This paper explores the history of vaccines and immunization, beginning with Edward Jenner’s creation of the world’s first vaccine for smallpox in the by: A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease.A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface : D

    Vaccinations and Public Concern in History: Legend, Rumor, and Risk Perception avg rating — 4 ratings — published — 8 editions/5. Parents also may have concerns about thimerosal in the flu vaccine (see above). Influenza is a serious disease, and people of any age can get it. In an average year, the flu cau deaths and , hospitalizations in the US.


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Legend, Rumor, and Risk Perception Book Description. Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround Author (s).

Andrea Kitta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at East Carolina University and a Reviews.

Her account of. Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate. Through the use of ethnographic, media, and narrative analyses, this book explores the vernacular explanatory models used in inoculation decision-making.5/5(2).

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By Andrea Kitta. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate, with the primary aim of providing concrete recommendations for improving inoculation promotion programs and guidelines for physician interaction with inoculation resistant patients.

Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate. Through the use of ethnographic, media, and narrative analyses, this book explores the vernacular explanatory models used in inoculation decision-making.

The research on which the book draws was designed to help create Author: Andrea Kitta. Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate.

Through the use of ethnographic, media, and narrative analyses, this book explores the vernacular explanatory models used in inoculation decision-making. Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate.

Through the use of ethnographic, media, and narrative analyses, this book explores the vernacular explanatory models used in inoculation decision-making.

Vaccinations and Public Concern in History explores vernacular beliefs and practices that surround decisions not to vaccinate.

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In this book, Andrea Kitta examines narratives, stories, and other lay accounts of vaccination concerns, providing a fundamentally new approach to how popular concerns about vaccines are studied and understood.5/5(2).

The History of Vaccines describes the compelling history of vaccination, from early smallpox immunization practices, to the defeat of polio in the Western Hemisphere, to cutting-edge approaches to novel vaccines and vaccine delivery.

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A vaccine shortage resulted and public health officials became concerned about the return of epidemic disease. To reduce liability and respond to public health concerns, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) in This act was influential in many ways.

[4, 5]. Printer friendly version pdf icon [16 pages]. Vaccine safety is a prime concern for the public, manufacturers, immunization providers, and recipients of vaccines. This chapter describes how vaccines licensed for use in the United States are monitored for safety, and presents general information about the provider’s role in immunization safety.Learn more about how vaccines work with the body’s immune system and different types of immunity.

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