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He was supposed to be a myth.But from the moment I crossed the River Styx and fell under his dark spellhe was, quite simply, mine.*A scorchingly hot modern retelling of Hades and Persephone that's as sinful as it is sweet.*Society darling Persephone Dimitriou plans to flee the ultra-modern city of O The Vaccine Race epub books

Picking up where Beautiful Bastard left off, Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan continue their steamy, combative relationship in this new novella. A COMBATIVE RELATIONSHIP. A RED-HOT ATTRACTION. AND NO TIME TO BE ALONE TOGETHER.Just when Chloes career starts to take off, Bennett wishes it would all slow d The Vaccine Race pdf books

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Me, with two gorgeous criminals?  It seems impossible  because the two men literally broke into my room in the middle of the night.  The huge thugs were planning on taking my valuables, but instead, I got a look at their crown jewels.Burke and Bruce Magellan are hardened, tough-as-nai The Vaccine Race epub / PDF Books

Losing your ability to speak at the age of seventeen; its not normal or fair.But trauma, has a way of throwing normality out the window.Dani lives anything but a normal life.Her sister is married to one of the biggest names in Hollywood.Her best friends are rockstar duo AD2.And she has more love aro The Vaccine Race epub books

Victor Morgan's entire life has been in the limelight. Groomed by his fierce mother as a piano prodigy, intent on using him to build a legacy for the Morgan name.But legacies require the utmost in care. Any little disaster can cause a mountain of problems.After a 17th birthday party ends in catastro The Vaccine Race epub books

An unpauseable new romance from New York Times bestselling, Audie Award winning author Kylie Scott!When Anna wakes up from a coma after a car crash, she discovers life has gone on without her. Her husband has been unfaithfulwith her best friendand shes been long since replaced at work.  Wh The Vaccine Race pdf books

The tie-in edition of the nine-part CBS All Access series starring Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, and James Marsden.When a man escapes from a biological testing facility, he sets in motion a deadly domino effect, spreading a mutated strain of the flu that will wipe out 99 percent of humanity The Vaccine Race epub / PDF Books

An alpha male vampire must save a scientist and her psychic daughter in this paranormal romantic suspense novel by a New York Timesbestselling author.  Marry Me   Cara Paulsen does not give up easily. A scientist and a single mother, she's used to fighting for what she wants, keeping a coo The Vaccine Race pdf books

Gay Hendricks is a great role model for true success. He enjoys abundance and a deep connection with his own spiritual essence, and at the same time has lived for three decades in a thriving marriage. Now, he shows us how to do it for ourselves. Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of Cracking the Milliona The Vaccine Race epub books

The Vaccine Race
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"A real jewel of science history...brims with suspense and now-forgotten catastrophe and intrigue...Wadman’s smooth prose calmly spins a surpassingly complicated story into a real tour de force."—The New York Times

“Riveting . . . [The Vaccine Race] invites comparison with Rebecca Skloot's 2007 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”—Nature 

The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the conquest of rubella and other devastating diseases.

 
Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pregnant; there was no vaccine and little understanding of how the disease devastated fetuses. In June 1962, a young biologist in Philadelphia, using tissue extracted from an aborted fetus from Sweden, produced safe, clean cells that allowed the creation of vaccines against rubella and other common childhood diseases. Two years later, in the midst of a devastating German measles epidemic, his colleague developed the vaccine that would one day wipe out homegrown rubella. The rubella vaccine and others made with those fetal cells have protected more than 150 million people in the United States, the vast majority of them preschoolers. The new cells and the method of making them also led to vaccines that have protected billions of people around the world from polio, rabies, chicken pox, measles, hepatitis A, shingles and adenovirus.
 
Meredith Wadman’s masterful account recovers not only the science of this urgent race, but also the political roadblocks that nearly stopped the scientists. She describes the terrible dilemmas of pregnant women exposed to German measles and recounts testing on infants, prisoners, orphans, and the intellectually disabled, which was common in the era. These events take place at the dawn of the battle over using human fetal tissue in research, during the arrival of big commerce in campus labs, and as huge changes take place in the laws and practices governing who “owns” research cells and the profits made from biological inventions. It is also the story of yet one more unrecognized woman whose cells have been used to save countless lives.
 
With another frightening virus--measles--on the rise today, no medical story could have more human drama, impact, or urgency than The Vaccine Race.