Research Guide: Vaccinations and the Anti-Vaxx Movement

Finding Articles

Since the late 1990s, there has been a growing anti-vaccination (Anti-Vaxx) movement. The science behind the group's claims has been thoroughly debunked but the movement has raised interesting questions about parents' rights. Here are some searches to get you started:

vaccination AND "herd immunity"
vaccination AND disease AND eradication
vaccination AND autism
vaccination AND parents
vaccination AND epidemics
vaccination AND conspiracy
Andrew Wakefield

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Background Information

The following UVU Library books and websites provide background information for beginning research on animals in captivity.

  • Vaccine: The Debate in Modern America 
  • RJ240 .L37 2012, 4th Floor
  • Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization 
  • RA638 .C66 2015, 4th Floor
  • Vaccinophobia and Vaccine Controversies of the 21st Century 
  • RA638 .V34 2013, 4th Floor

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