Viral BS

by Author Seema Yasmin MD

  • Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Year published 2021
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-1421440408
  • Number of pages 272 pages
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Book description


A collection of articles about medical myths, propagation and genesis of misinformation, rampant pseudoscience, and dark episodes of unethical medical practices including human medical experimentations and false publications in reputed journals. The forty-six “debunking” articles have a journalistic vibe to them and comprise of historical facts, quotations from physicians, scientists, patients, and administrators involved in various cases. This book is quite relevant in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ebook icon Audio book icon 

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About the Author
Author description

Director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, Dr. Seema Yasmin is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and former epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She was previously a science correspondent at The Dallas Morning News and a medical analyst for CNN. She now teaches science journalism at Stanford University.

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