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Ten Shillings or Seven Days

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/UPO9781846314216.016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the efforts to enforce the law on compulsory vaccination. Changes in legislation resulted in increased prosecutions in England and Wales which were sometimes so brutal that ... More


The Great Pox

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/UPO9781846314216.018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers the threat of contracting the Great Pox, or syphilis, from vaccination. The introduction in 1853 of compulsion focused attention on the source of the ‘vaccine disease’. While ... 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


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