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Strangling Angel : Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland

Author: Michael Dwyer
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Reappraisals in Irish history, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive history of the anti-diphtheria campaign and the factors which facilitated or hindered the rollout of a national childhood immunization programme in Ireland. Dwyer charts how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)987762137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dwyer
ISBN: 9781786949455 1786949458
OCLC Number: 1017826105
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgements ixIntroduction 1 1 Aetiology of Diphtheria in Pre-independenceIreland 13The `Strangling Angel' in Ireland 16Know Thine Enemy 27 2 Diphtheria `Arrives' 32Diphtheria in Cork City 36Public Health Reform in the Irish FreeState 41The Development of Antitoxin as anAnti-diphtheria Prophylactic 45 3 Anti-diphtheria Immunization in the Irish FreeState 51Anti-diphtheria Immunization in Dublin 63J. C. Saunders Anti-diphtheria Interventionin Cork City 70 4 Developing Burroughs Wellcome Alum-Toxoid 77Vaccine Trials in Cork City 82Further Vaccine Trials 90 5 The Ring College Immunization Disaster 101Inquest at Ring 110Preparing for Battle 120 6 O'Cionnfaola v. the Wellcome Foundation andDaniel McCarthy 126After Ring 1347 Towards a National Immunization Programme 144Dublin 153End of an Epidemic 163 Conclusion 170Bibliography 178Index 195
Series Title: Reappraisals in Irish history, 9.
Responsibility: Michael Dwyer.

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