Mass Vaccination: Global Aspects - Progress and Obstacles / Edition 1

Mass Vaccination: Global Aspects - Progress and Obstacles / Edition 1

by Stanley Plotkin
     
 

This volume emphasizes that vaccination is always both a matter of individual and community protection, and that massive public health efforts are often needed to control infectious diseases in the most effective manner.

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This volume emphasizes that vaccination is always both a matter of individual and community protection, and that massive public health efforts are often needed to control infectious diseases in the most effective manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540293828
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Series:
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology Series, #304
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword.- Mass Vaccination: When and Why.- Mass Vaccination and Surveillance/Containment in the Eradication of Smallpox.- Mass Immunization Programs: Principles and Standards.- Immunisation Campaigns in the UK.- Mass Vaccination: Global Aspects – Progress and Obstacles Diphtheria.- Universal Mass Vaccination against Hepatitis A.- Mass Vaccination against Hepatitis B – the French Example.- Mass Vaccination for Annual and Pandemic Influenza.- Is Global Measle Eradication Feasible?- Measles Aerosol Vaccination.- Mass Vaccination Campaigns for Polio Eradication: an Essential Strategy for Success.- Rubella Mass Campaigns.- Mass Vaccination to Control Epidemic and Endemic Typhoid Fever.- Mass Vaccination: Solutions in the Skin.- Subject Index.

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