How Allergists Can Use Social Media to Counter False Information on Vaccines
Measles was officially declared eradicated from the United States in 2000. Unfortunately, this status was temporary with measles outbreaks currently impacting multiple countries. In 2019, the World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy a top-ten global health threat.1 Ever since Edward Jenner developed the world ’s first successful smallpox injection, vocal segments of the population have resisted vaccines. Two original themes of the 1800’s persist among today’s anti-vaccine advocates: misguided perception that vaccines cause more harm than the diseases they prevent and the association of mandatory va ccine programs to achieve herd immunity.
Publication date: Available online 17 September 2020Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Andreas Renner, Katharina Marth, Karin Patocka, Marco Idzko, Wolfgang Pohl
CONCLUSIONS: Web-based methods need to be complemented by context-tailored, street-outreach activities to recruit rural PWUD. PMID: 32933438 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Animal-encounter fatalities, analyzed by UCD alone, may be underreported. An initiating animal injury, complicated by comorbidities and fatality, may obscure the causal chain, resulting in misreporting UCD. Ongoing training for medical certifiers is recommended, highlighting accurate identification of UCD and contributing causes in the causal chain of death. PMID: 32933400 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: We identified three clusters with different healthcare beliefs and distinct sociodemographics. PMID: 32934130 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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