COURSE OBJECTIVE: To study the neuro-immune system function as it relates to empirical and mechanistic perspectives in health and disease. This module provides an overview of vaccines.
• What is polio
• Why only in modern countries? The “American disease.”
• DDT and pesticides.
• The great debate: virologists vs the toxicologists
• SV40 – polio vaccine and cancer
• AFP – acute flaccid paralysis