The vaccine war

Jon Palfreman, Kate (Filmmaker) McMahon, Will Lyman

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.

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Genres
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS c2015.
Edition
Widescreen ; [updated version]
Language
English
Item Description
Documentary.
"Frontline is a production of WGBH/Boston."
Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 1 hour) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen; stereo.
Production Credits
Photography, Mark Rublee ; editor, Raoul Rosenberg ; original music, John E. Low.
ISBN
9781627893770
1627893776
Other Authors
Jon Palfreman (screenwriter), Kate (Filmmaker) McMahon (producer), Will Lyman (narrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"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.