Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Meeting the challenge of vaccination hesitancy

In 2019, the World Health Organization declared vaccine hesitancy one of the top 10 threats to global health. In recent years, worldwide measles outbreaks in communities with low immunization rates have revealed gaps in the ...

Vaccination

Addressing HPV vaccination concerns

Research from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute finds a promising avenue for addressing vaccine hesitancy around HPV vaccine. The study, "Tailored Messages Addressing HPV Vaccination Concerns Improves Behavioral Intent ...

Vaccination

Using social media to understand the vaccine debate in China

Vaccine acceptance is a crucial public health issue, which has been exacerbated by the use of social media to spread content expressing vaccine hesitancy. Studies have shown that social media can provide new information regarding ...

Vaccination

Inoculating against the spread of viral misinformation

In a year that has seen the largest measles outbreak in the US in more than two decades, the role of social media in giving a platform to unscientific anti-vaccine messages and organizations has become a flashpoint.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds most Australians support mandatory vaccination

The Federal Government's strict "No Jab, No Pay" policy is well supported by the majority of Australians, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Sydney.

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