Vaccines For Dummies


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<p><b>Inoculate yourself against&nbsp;the confusion and misinformation surrounding vaccines&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Measles, mumps, and rubella&mdash;oh my!&nbsp;Why are we vaccinating our children&mdash;and ourselves&mdash;against&nbsp;these diseases, and what goes on in&nbsp;our&nbsp;bodies after the needle&nbsp;comes out?&nbsp;<i>Vaccines For Dummies</i>&nbsp;will inform and entertain you about all&nbsp;things&nbsp;vax, including how the first vaccines were discovered, what&rsquo;s in modern vaccines,&nbsp;how they are&nbsp;tested and&nbsp;approved&nbsp;for use, and why&nbsp;the&nbsp;CDC&rsquo;s vaccine schedule is what it is.&nbsp;Inside,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;also find a complete guide to&nbsp;vaccine&nbsp;benefits,&nbsp;potential side effects,&nbsp;and contraindications, so you&rsquo;ll be ready&nbsp;when shot&nbsp;time comes.&nbsp;</p> <p>From&nbsp;the very first&nbsp;inoculations&nbsp;hundreds of years ago to the brand&nbsp;new&nbsp;COVID-19 shot, creating immunity to diseases has become a human specialty.&nbsp;If&nbsp;you&rsquo;re&nbsp;wondering how safe and how necessary it all is, you aren&rsquo;t alone. In&nbsp;<i>Vaccines&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>,&nbsp;we&rsquo;ll explore&nbsp;the issue from every angle, empowering you to take charge of your wellbeing.&nbsp;With this book, you will:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover&nbsp;the ABCs of vaccines, including what&nbsp;they&rsquo;re&nbsp;made of and how they work&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn about&nbsp;each recommended childhood&nbsp;and adult&nbsp;immunization, plus the seasonal flu shot, all with this evidence-based guide&nbsp;</li> <li>Take a journey through vaccine history,&nbsp;meeting the major players of&nbsp;yesterday and today&nbsp;</li> <li>Decide what&rsquo;s right for your family, with the help of the most recent vaccine science&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Parents,&nbsp;parents-to-be,&nbsp;adults of any age,&nbsp;and anyone who wants to delve into the microscopic world of pathogens and their&nbsp;arch nemeses&nbsp;(antigens and antibodies)&nbsp;will&nbsp;get a double&nbsp;dose of knowledge from&nbsp;<i>Vaccines&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>.&nbsp;</p>