English | July 24th, 2021 | ISBN: 1119787815 | 259 Pages | True PDF | 4.04 MB
Inoculate yourself against?the confusion and misinformation surrounding vaccines
Measles, mumps, and rubella-oh my!?Why are we vaccinating our children-and ourselves-against?these diseases, and what goes on in?our?bodies after the needle?comes out??Vaccines For Dummies?will inform and entertain you about all?things?vax, including how the first vaccines were discovered,what’s in modern vaccines,?how they are?tested and?approved?for use, and why?the?CDC’s vaccine schedule is what it is.?Inside,?you’ll?also find a complete guide to?vaccine?benefits,?potential side effects,?and contraindications, so you’ll be ready?when shot?time comes.
From?the very first?inoculations?hundreds of years ago to the brand?new?COVID-19 shot, creating immunity to diseases has become a human specialty.?If?you’re?wondering how safe and how necessary it all is, you aren’t alone. In?Vaccines?For?Dummies,?we’ll explore?the issue from every angle, empowering you to take charge of your wellbeing.?
With this book, you will:
Discover?the ABCs of vaccines, including what?they’re?made of and how they work
Learn about?each recommended childhood?and adult?immunization, plus the seasonal flu shot, all with this evidence-based guide
Take a journey through vaccine history,?meeting the major players of?yesterday and today
Decide what’s right for your family, with the help of the most recent vaccine science
Parents,?parents-to-be,?adults of any age,?and anyone who wants to delve into the microscopic world of pathogens and their?arch nemeses?(antigens and antibodies)?will?get a double?dose of knowledge from?Vaccines?For?Dummies.