Link to an article by Dr Lucas Richert (University of Strathclyde) which considers four key texts on disease and vaccination and focuses on the history and current issues associated with preventative medicine.
L. Richert, 'Review Essay: A Shot in the Dark. Is it time to shine a new spotlight on Anti-vaccination?', CBMH/BCHM, Vol. 34.1 (2017), pp.288-293.