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The panic virus
Seth Mnookin

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The panic virus
a true story of medicine, science, and fear
Seth Mnookin

Published 2011 by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The spotted pimple of death
Milkmaids and fear of modernity
The polio vaccine : from medical miracle to public health catastrophe
Fluoride scares and swine flu scandals
Vaccine roulette
Autism, SIDS, and society
Help! there are fibers growing out of my eyeballs!
Enter Andrew Wakefield
The Lancet paper
Thimerosal and the mystery of Minamata's dancing cats
The mercury moms
Black swans and the speed of light : a brief history of science
The media and its messages
Mark Geier, witness for hire
The case of Michelle Cedillo
Cognitive biases and availability cascades
How to turn a lack of evidence into evidence of harm
A conspiracy of dunces
Autism speaks
Katie Wright's accidental manifesto
Jenny McCarthy's mommy instinct
Medical NIMBYism and faith-based metaphysics
Baby Brie
Casualties of a war built on lies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
614.4/7
Library of Congress
RA638 .M675 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. ;

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24384023M
ISBN 10
1439158649
ISBN 13
9781439158647, 9781439165676
LC Control Number
2010036579

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