The vaccine war
DVD - 2015
Examines the debate surrounding the vaccination of children at a time when diseases such as measles, mumps, and whooping cough, preventable by vaccination, are making a comeback as a result of parents opting not to immunize their children because of the growing persception that the vaccines are not safe.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired
[Arlington, Virginia] :
- Widescreen ; [updated version]
- Item Description
"Frontline is a production of WGBH/Boston."
- Physical Description
- 1 videodisc (approximately 1 hour) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
- DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen; stereo.
- Production Credits
- Photography, Mark Rublee ; editor, Raoul Rosenberg ; original music, John E. Low.
- Other Authors
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"Now, in 2015, measles, mumps, and whooping cough are all making a comeback. Building on years of research, this updated documentary explores both the roots of the vaccine debate, and the latest chapter in the heated controversy: Are parents who choose not to vaccinate their children putting the health of our nation at risk? This is a compelling and timely report on an issue that remains highly emotional and deeply divisive."Review by Publisher Summary 2
Examines the history of vaccinations, and the controversy of whether or not parents are putting their children at risk by choosing not to have their children vaccinated.