Book: The Panic Virus
Interview: Seth Mnookin, author
The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear
There’s been a lot in the news recently about the debunking of the study that suggested childhood vaccines cause autism.
Our next guest used that case-study to examine how an unsupported myth can race through the media and take hold in the public imagination.
Author Seth Mnookin chats with Sound Medicine’s Dr. David Crabb about his ideas and his new book, The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear.