The Value of Vaccination

@article{BloomTheVO,
  title={The Value of Vaccination},
  author={David E. Bloom},
  journal={The Hospital},
  volume={68},
  pages={52 - 52}
}
  • D. Bloom
  • Published 17 April 1920
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • The Hospital
The world has come a long way since George Bernard Shaw fulminated against vaccination in the 1920s. Vaccines are now widely regarded as an effective and cheap tool for improving health. Children in all countries are routinely immunized against major diseases, and the practice has become a central plank of global public health efforts. Despite these advances, however, immunization coverage remains far from universal, and the developing world in particular remains vulnerable to vaccine… 

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