The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy
by Seth Mnookin
***Winner of the National Association of Science Writers’ Science in Society Award***
In The Panic Virus Seth Mnookin, Professor of Science Writing at MIT and former journalist tells the story of the vaccine-autism controversy, and how so many people came to believe in a link between autism and the MMR vaccine, even though that link was completely discredited and refuted.
The book, according to the author