Unif Title Epidemics (Online)
Title Epidemics [electronic resource] / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Publication Detroit [Mich.] : Gale cengage Learning/Greenhaven Press, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Description 1 online resource (273 pages) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Infectious diseases are a threat to America and the world / Margaret A. Hamburg et al. -- The media exaggerate the risks of infectious diseases / Colin Schultz -- The AIDS pandemic is still a global health threat / Josh Ruxin -- The AIDS pandemic can be eliminated / Clare Wilson -- The threat of a heterosexual AIDS pandemic is over / Jeremy Laurance -- The obesity epidemic poses a global health threat / Rita E. Carey -- The obesity epidemic is a myth / Patrick Basham and John Luik -- The Indian superbug NDM-1 is a growing health threat / Michael Hanlon -- H1N1 was never a serious threat to world health / Daniel J. Ncayiyana -- H1N1 could have posed a serious threat to world health / Mark Honigsbaum -- The government manufactured the H1N1 threat / Karen DeCoster -- The government did not manufacture the H1N1 threat / Sam Vaknin -- Pharmaceutical companies paid health experts to hype the H1N1 threat / Rudi C. Loehwing -- Health experts were not paid to hype the H1N1 threat / Debora MacKenzie -- Requiring mandatory vaccination is dangerous / Associated Press -- Vaccines are safe and effective / Brenda L. Bartlett and Stephen K. Tyring -- Compelling evidence shows that vaccines trigger autism / J.B. Handley -- Vaccines do not cause autism / Kelley King Heyworth -- Vaccination refusal is a right to safeguard personal health / Sherri Tenpenny -- Vaccination refusal endangers public health / Saad B. Omer et al. -- Federal and state authorities are not prepared for a serious pandemic / Stephen E. Flynn and Irwin Redlener -- Americans' concerns about vaccination must be overcome to prepare for future pandemics / Gillian K. SteelFisher et al. -- America is not prepared for bioterrorism attacks / Tara O'Toole -- America is better prepared for bioterrorism attacks / Aaron Katz, Andrea B. Staiti, and Kelly L. MacKenzie -- Nations have not shown willingness to overcome self-interest in fighting pandemics / John Barry.
Access Available only to authorized users.
Summary This volume explores topics relating to epidemics by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Epidemics.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Serials Solutions, distributor.

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