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The panic virus : a true story behind the vaccine-autism controversy / Seth Mnookin ; with a new afterword by the author.

By: Mnookin, Seth.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.Description: xx, 439 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781439158654.Subject(s): Health behavior | Mass media and culture | Vaccination -- History | Vaccination -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Print books.DDC classification: 614.4/7 Summary: A searing account of how vaccine opponents have used the media to spread their message of panic, despite no scientific evidence to support them.Summary: In this searching exposé, the recent hysteria over childhood vaccinations and their alleged link to autism becomes a cautionary tale of bad science amplified by media sensationalism.
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A searing account of how vaccine opponents have used the media to spread their message of panic, despite no scientific evidence to support them.

In this searching exposé, the recent hysteria over childhood vaccinations and their alleged link to autism becomes a cautionary tale of bad science amplified by media sensationalism.

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