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The Virus and the Vaccine - a book by Bookchin, Debbie

The Virus and the Vaccine

The True Story of a Cancer-Causing Monkey Virus, Contaminated Polio Vaccine, and the Millions of Americans Exposed

The Virus and the Vaccine( )
Author: Bookchin, Debbie
Schumacher, Jim
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Jonas Salk's polio vaccine has taken on an almost legendary quality as a medical miracle, for it largely eradicated one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. But the story of the vaccine has a dark side, one that has never been fully told before...

Between 1954 and 1963, close to 98 million Americans received polio vaccinations contaminated with a carcinogenic monkey virus, now known as SV40. A concerted government effort downplayed the incident, and it was...
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