Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All

Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All


In 2014, California suffered the biggest and deadliest outbreak of pertussis, often referred to as “whooping cough,” in additional than fifty years. This tragedy was once avoidable. an efficient vaccine has been on hand because the Forties. in recent times different ailments, like measles and mumps, have additionally made a comeback. the cause of those epidemics should be traced to a bunch whose vocal proponents insist, regardless of proof on the contrary, that vaccines are poison. therefore, mom and dad and caretakers are rejecting vaccines for themselves and their families.

In Deadly Choices, infectious-disease specialist Paul Offit takes a glance backstage of the anti-vaccine flow. What he reveals is a reminder of the facility of medical wisdom, and the damage we probability if we forget about it.

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