Jennifer Margulis

Brandeis University

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Senior fellow of the Schuster Institute at Brandeis University and author of The Business of Baby: What Doctors Don't Tell You, What Corporations Try to Sell You, and How to Put Your Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Before Their Bottom Line

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The development of vaccines has changed modern history by preventing diseases that once killed millions of people.

Preventable Diseases Are Making a Comeback

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