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The Cutter incident

Paul A. Offit

The Cutter incident

how America"s first polio vaccine led to the growing vaccine crisis

by Paul A. Offit

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English


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StatementPaul A. Offit.
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LC ClassificationsQR
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22713331M
ISBN 100300108648


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The Cutter Incident is an absolute model of its genre. It is so tautly written that it reads like a good thriller, such that one is eager to find out what happened next.

Offfit conveys the science with admirable clarity, and he presents the philosophical and legal issues simply but without simplifications. The Cutter Incident is well written and easily understood by nonspecialists, who will understand the challenges of infectious disease and vaccine development, yet balanced with enough technical detail for a medical professional to read informatively cover to cover.

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Vaccines have saved more lives than The Cutter incident book other single medical advance. Yet today only four companies make vaccines, and there is a growing crisis in vaccine availability. Why has this happened. This remarkable book recounts for the first time a devastating episode in at Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley, California, thathas led many pharmaceutical companies to abandon vaccine manufacture.

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Carapetis, British Medical JournalJonathan R. CarapetisBritish Medical Journal'The best /5(23). His account marking the 50th anniversary of the Cutter Incident was published in the April 7 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and is the topic of a book coming out in September.

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The Cutter Incident is the worst failure of vaccine science in history. It left people paralysed and 10 dead, f cases caused byinadequately inactivated doses of vaccine.

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[5] Testing the vaccines on 18 monkeys, she and her team discovered that the inactivated vaccine manufactured by Cutter Laboratories contained residual live poliovirus, resulting in the Alma mater: Marietta College, University of Cincinnati.

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Carapetis, British Medical Journal/5(). THE CUTTER INCIDENT: How America's First Polio Vaccine Led to the Growing Vaccine Crisis No single medical advance, Offit notes, has had a greater impact on improving human health than vaccines have.

Yet today, only four companies in the United States make vaccines, and little research is devoted to developing new vaccines.

The Cutter incident was a painful lesson about the fact that we needed much better oversight. Narrator: In the wake of the tragedy, manufacturing standards would.

News. Living inside a canister: Dallas polio survivor is one of few people left in U.S. using iron lung Paul Alexander is a living reminder of a time when fears of the crippling, infectious.

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