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You bet your life : from blood transfusions to mass vaccination, the long and risky history of medical innovation

text You bet your life : from blood transfusions to mass vaccination, the long and risky history of medical innovation

Summary
"Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA wi... Read more
Contents
Louis Washkansky : heart transplants -- Ryan White : blood transfusions -- Hannah Greener : anesthesia -- "Jim" : biologicals -- Joan Marlar : antibiotics -- Anne Gottsdanker : vaccines -- Clarence Dally : x-rays -- "Eleven unnamed children" : che... Read more
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258 pages ; 25 cm
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Basic Books 2021

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