Vaccination will be hugely important in controlling future waves of COVID-19. But for it to work, we will need high levels of public acceptance of a vaccine, if and when it eventually becomes available. In recent years, vaccination rates have fallen across the world, and public confidence in vaccines is inconsistent. Indeed, the World Health Organization last year included vaccine hesitancy – the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite availability – as one of the top ten threats to global health.
|Type||Post on The Conversation|
|Media of output||Blog Article|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Oct 2020|
- herd immunity
- COVID-19 vaccines