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The Conspiratorial Move and the Struggle for Evidence-Based Medicine

Nicoli Nattrass

in The AIDS Conspiracy: Science Fights Back

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149136
eISBN:
9780231520256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149136.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter concludes the book by drawing parallels between the AIDS denialist movement and the anti-vaccination movement—another example of organized opposition to medical science which employs the ... More


A Genuine Conscientious Objection

in The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216.019
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the activities of the anti-vaccination movement. The leading anti-vaccinationists demanded the total repeal of the compulsory clauses of the Acts, in order to stimulate public ... More


“The Ancient, Useless, Dangerous, and Filthy Rite of Vaccination”: Public Health, Public Enemy?

Donna Dickenson

in Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159753
eISBN:
9780231534413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159753.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores how We Medicine in the form of vaccination appears to be old news. It briefly recounts the history of resistance to mass vaccination, which includes themes of government ... More


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