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Bumpy Road to Vaccination Policies

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Science  01 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5829, pp. 1287
DOI: 10.1126/science.1141443

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State of Immunity. The Politics of Vaccination in Twentieth-Century America. By James Colgrove. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2006. 346 pp. $39.95 £26.95. ISBN 9780520247499. California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public.

Colgrove explores the social and political facets of vaccination as a public health measure in 20th-century United States.