People who oppose vaccination – the so-called “anti-vaxxers” – are often thought to be the reason for low vaccination rates. The truth is, anti-vaxxers don’t wholly explain low vaccination rates. The influence of the movement is often exaggerated and does not properly explain a complex situation.
Two main reasons point to why people who have anti-vaccine beliefs and attitudes are not the sole cause of low vaccination.
Read the full article on The Conversation website, written by Samantha Vanderslott, Department of Paediatrics.
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