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Author Bookchin, Debbie.

Title The virus and the vaccine : the true story of a cancer-causing monkey virus, contaminated polio vaccine, and the millions of Americans exposed / Debbie Bookchin and Jim Schumacher.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [2004]
©2004

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  614.5 B64    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  614.5 BOO    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  614.5999 BOOKCHIN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  614.5 BO    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- 1. The paralyzed president -- 2. A nation at war with polio -- 3. A young man from Pittsburgh -- 4. The vaccine that opened Pandora's box -- 5. Triumph and disaster -- 6. Does anyone know what's in this vaccine? -- 7. The virus discovered -- 8. We were scared of SV40 -- 9. The worst thing in the world -- 10. Why not a safer vaccine? -- 11. Everyone knows SV40 doesn't cause cancer -- 12. A wild-assed idea -- 13. Don't inflame the public - 14. A call to turn aside the dogma -- 15. On the scientific map -- 16. The perfect war machine -- 17. A study marred by strife -- 18. Wasted time, wasted money -- 19. No funding, no research -- 20. Alexander's tumor -- Conclusion -- Notes and sources -- Appendix A : association of SV40 with human disease -- Appendix B : correspondence between Bernice Eddy, Joseph Smadel, and Roderick Murray (chapters 6 and 7) -- Appendix C : documents and articles concerning the discovery of SV40 in Salk's and Sabin's vaccines (chapters 8 and 9) -- Appendix D : memos and correspondence relating to multi-laboratory study and carbone-pass rapid access to intervention development (RAID) Grant (chapters 17 and 19) -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject SV40 (Virus) -- History -- Popular works.
Poliomyelitis vaccine -- Contamination -- History -- Popular works.
Poliovirus Vaccines -- adverse effects -- United States -- Popular Works.
Neoplasms -- etiology -- United States -- Popular Works.
Poliovirus Vaccines -- history -- United States -- Popular Works.
Added Author Schumacher, Jim, 1955-
ISBN 0312278721
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