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Global Survey Of Attitudes Toward Immunization Shows Varying Sentiments Among Nations

Humanosphere: Vaccines: Education and access aren’t enough in a skeptical Europe, survey finds
“…Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health in Singapore questioned nearly 66,000 people across 67 countries about their attitudes on immunization. The goal was to take the global temperature on vaccine sentiment and identify countries where confidence is low — and vulnerability to outbreaks is high…” (Nikolau, 9/15).

NPR: Who Has More Faith In Vaccine Safety: Parents In France Or Bangladesh?
“…A survey of nearly 66,000 people about attitudes toward immunization has found some surprising results. In France, 41 percent of those surveyed said they did not have confidence in the safety of vaccines. By contrast, in Bangladesh, fewer than one percent of those surveyed expressed a lack of confidence. … To find out more, we spoke to the lead author, Heidi Jane Larson, director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine…” (Cole, 9/10).

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