Defeating the Ministers of Death (Free E–pub) é David Isaacs


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  • Defeating the Ministers of Death
  • David Isaacs
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  • 11 December 2018
  • 9781460756843

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    Defeating the Ministers of Death (Free E–pub) é David Isaacs David Isaacs ´ 8 Free download Enthralling history of infectious diseases and the role of vaccination in their control and defeat A professor of Paediatrics David Isaacs’ writing is concise but fluid and fills his pages with vignettes and human stories to lay bare the story of smallpox rabies polio diphtheria hepatitis B meningitis German measles and The shocking story of the 19th Century GP Dr Edward Jenner giving an eight year old labourer’s son a dose of smallpox

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    Free read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ David Isaacs David Isaacs ´ 8 Free download Read Defeating the Ministers of Death Read More Book Reviews on my blog It's Good To Read SummaryThis is essentially a numbers bookSpanish flu 1918 Infected 500 million people globally killing up to 50 millionSmallpox 1950 10 million die from an estimated 50 million cases worldwideDiphtheria 1930’s Third leading cause of child death in England and Wales Th

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    Defeating the Ministers of Death (Free E–pub) é David Isaacs I started this book a few months ago and forgot to come back to until now but I'm so glad I did It was so interesting but also a really accesible read I sometimes find medical non fiction can be confusing and hard to decipher for those of us wjondont work in that kind of field but this was written in a way that was easy to understand and really engaging I also feel like the book covered so much from the very beginnings o

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    Defeating the Ministers of Death (Free E–pub) é David Isaacs This book is a great introduction to the vaccine world It gave insight into multiple diseases and how vaccination not only came to be but how vaccination helped eradicate multiple plaguing diseases It addressed a lot of the current controversy surrounding vaccination and should be read by both vaccine pro and anti vaccine individuals to provide a better insight into why vaccination is so important This is a very easy read and should be a

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Read Defeating the Ministers of Death Defeating the Ministers of Death review ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF David Isaacs ´ 8 Free download The compelling story of vaccination We may fear terrorist attacks but in truth humans have always had far to fear from infections In 1919 Spanish flu killed over 50 million people than died in both world wars combined In 1950 an estimated 50 million people caught smallpox worldwide of whom 10 million died In 1980 before measles vaccine was widely used an estimated 26 million children died of measles every year Today we are hostage to a new pandemic disease the seemingly unstoppable COVID 19Less than 100 years ago losing a child to an infection like diphtheria or polio was a dreaded but almost inevitable sorrow faced by all parents from the richest to the poorest Today these killer diseases are almost never seen in industrialised countries thanks to the development of vaccines Immunisation has given modern parents peace of mind their ancestors could not imagineThe history of vaccination is rich with trial error sabotage and success It encompasses the tragedy of lives lost the drama of competition and discovery the culpability of botched testing and the triu. Enthralling history of infectious diseases and the role of vaccination in their control and defeat A professor of Paediatrics David Isaacs writing is concise but fluid and fills his pages with vignettes and human stories to lay bare the story of smallpox rabies polio diphtheria hepatitis B meningitis German measles and The shocking story of the 19th Century GP Dr Edward Jenner giving an eight year old labourer s son a dose of smallpox to see if his prior vaccination with the related cowpox would protect against the deadly disease The first polio vaccines led to the Cutter Incident where 40000 children caught an abortive form of polio 50 were paralysed and 5 died The cause of cervical cancer the Human Papilloma Virus was eventually discovered because the inventor of the Pap smear George Papanicolaou bred some brave female guinea pigs to practise on before moving onto his accommodating wife CrikeyThe trials and tribulations of Louis Pasteur with anthrax cholera and rabies Chopin Paganini and Stravinsky all died of TB We jump seamlessly from Louis XVI to Shakespeare the Hunchback of Notre Dame to Egyptian mummies Japanese sumo wrestlers to US football teams Isaacs packs his book with fascinating anecdotes and tragicomic histories bringing to life and balancing the undoubted benefits of vaccination and the views of the anti vaccination movementWe end up in the most modern of ethics debates the fight against liver cancer foetal cell lines autism vs the MMR vaccine and the appallingly racist Tuskegee Study of untreated syphilis in black AmericansProf Isaacs explains enough of difficult medical terminology to captivate joe public and health professionals alike indeed there s so much of interest in these 360 pages I might even read it again

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Read Defeating the Ministers of Death Defeating the Ministers of Death review ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF David Isaacs ´ 8 Free download Mph of effective lifelong immunity Yet with the eradication in the first world of some of humanity's deadliest foes complacency in some uarters has set in COVID 19 has us again racing for a vaccine The story of past achievements and failures helps us keep the race and the hope in perspectiveThis is a book for everyone who wants to understand our past and cares about our futurePRAISE'Anyone who has doubts about the life saving miracle of vaccination should read this' Steven Carroll Sydney Morning Herald'An entertaining and engaging work that is sure to delight general readers' Australian Book Review'The ideal handbook for pregnant women parents travellers childcare and aged care workers GPs and anyone with an interest in public health' The Australian'Isaacs explores the understanding of immunity as it develops from the fifth century BC to the present day and thrills us with the progressive successes of each of the 14 vaccines which a child routinely receives today The work is authoritative beguiling amusing instructive and inspirational It deserves a wide r. Read More Book Reviews on my blog It s Good To Read SummaryThis is essentially a numbers bookSpanish flu 1918 Infected 500 million people globally killing up to 50 millionSmallpox 1950 10 million die from an estimated 50 million cases worldwideDiphtheria 1930 s Third leading cause of child death in England and Wales This one is personal as my own mother had it as a childMeasles 1980 An estimated 26 million children diedThere are myriad other diseases out there for example TB tuberculosis and Polio which have killed and maimed millions of our fellow human beingsThe other numbers to look at are the dates The above named killers are largely a thing of the past albeit in some cases the recent pastWhat changed Vaccination and anti bioticsThe author gives a fantastic re telling of the history and journey behind vaccination He tells us of the tragedies such as befell Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain and Lincoln the successes elimination of smallpox as well as vignettes of some of the major achievers and innovators in this field to whom a lot of us probably owe our livesThe facts are stark Top ten global killers in 2015 wereCoronary artery disease stroke lower respiratory tract infections chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lung cancer diabetes mellitus dementia diarrhoea TB and road accidentsTop ten killers in 1915 would have included SEVEN infectious diseases TB malaria influenza pneumonia gastroenteritis diphtheria and smallpox causing well over half the deathsConclusionThis book should be made available everywhere It reuires attention but is than a mere recitation of facts Given the material the author makes it interesting and instructive It is hard to believe anyone could remain an anti vaxxer after reading this

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Read Defeating the Ministers of Death Defeating the Ministers of Death review ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF David Isaacs ´ 8 Free download Eadership including infectious disease experts other health professionals and most assuredly a diversity of lay people' Sir Gustav Nossal immunologist and director of The Walter and Eliza Institute of Medical Research Melbourne 1965 1996'A rollicking story of human endeavour error misinformation success and failure and than a glimpse of why we need to continue to research evaluate educate and fund vaccines to prevent disease' Fiona Stanley Distinguished Research Professor University of Western Australia'Effortlessly accessible Defeating the Ministers of Death brilliantly reveals the people behind the most important public health intervention in history' Professor Andrew J Pollard Department of Paediatrics University of Oxford'This book is an unflinching look at the triumphs and inevitable tragedies in the war against infectious diseases Nonfiction is at its best when it reads like fiction And David Isaacs has written a page turner' Paul A Offit MD author of Bad Advice Or Why Celebrities Politicians and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Informatio. I started this book a few months ago and forgot to come back to until now but I m so glad I did It was so interesting but also a really accesible read I sometimes find medical non fiction can be confusing and hard to decipher for those of us wjondont work in that kind of field but this was written in a way that was easy to understand and really engaging I also feel like the book covered so much from the very beginnings of vaccination and some of the now clearly unethical steps that humans took to discover what works and what doesn t to the amazing breakthroughs leading to the near eradication of polio and the potential for vaccination to prevent a variety of cancers such as cervical cancer I learned so much from this book and it was such a fascinating read definitely one of my top recommendations for non fiction