Meredith Wadman



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The Vaccine Race: Science, ...

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“I believe that life is chaotic, a jumble of accidents, ambitions, misconceptions, bold intentions, lazy happenstances, and unintended consequences, yet I also believe that there are connections that illuminate our world, revealing its endless mystery and wonder. —David Maraniss, American author and journalist”
Meredith Wadman, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

“The silent pressure for conformity exists whenever grants and contracts for research are under the direct control of governments; . . . then . . . no science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. —Jacob Bronowski, Polish-British mathematician and science writer, 1971”
Meredith Wadman, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

“. . . rubella does not seem to invoke the fascination of thalidomide despite the fact that in a single epidemic in the United States it caused more birth defects in one year than thalidomide did during its entire time on the world market. —William S. Webster, University of Sydney Medical School, Australia, 1998”
Meredith Wadman, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

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