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Practical Considerations

Paul A. Offit and Charlotte A. Moser

in Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153072
eISBN:
9780231526715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153072.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter deals with practical considerations regarding vaccines. Some people, who are unable to produce an adequate immune response, cannot be vaccinated. These people fall into four groups: ... More


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Paul A. Offit and Charlotte A. Moser

in Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153072
eISBN:
9780231526715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153072.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the process of vaccine manufacturing. Vaccine manufacture starts with creating the strains of a virus, which are then licensed to a pharmaceutical company in order to determine ... More


Evolution Within the Body

John E. Mayfield

in The Engine of Complexity: Evolution as Computation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163040
eISBN:
9780231535281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163040.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter illustrates the similarities and differences between the engine of construction (no copying) and the engine of complexity (copying), by contrasting brain formation with the immune ... More


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