Vaccine Hesitancy

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In the past couple of years, the topic of vaccines has been on everyone’s mind. As a result, we are seeing increased vaccine hesitancy, defined as doubts or refusal to accept vaccinations. Based on research conducted recently, this article explains that the population of high-income countries has the most vaccine hesitancy despite the efforts of healthcare professionals to advise them to vaccinate themselves and their kids. People of these high-income countries seem to be experiencing a lack of trust in their authorities and scientists based on mixed information they are receiving. It is important to combat vaccine hesitancy, as this idea is a threat to global health especially s it becomes more widespread.

An article from Science Direct establishes that the three main sources of information regarding vaccinations are relatives, the internet, and healthcare professionals. It is understood that information on the internet can be biased or fake as these…

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