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Transparency about risks and consistent messaging may reduce vaccine scepticism

Eichengreen, Barry, Aksoy, Cevat and Saka, Orkun (2020) Transparency about risks and consistent messaging may reduce vaccine scepticism. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (19 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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Following news of two successful trials, there is now growing optimism that Covid-19 vaccines may soon be able to bring the pandemic under control. But how can public scepticism about new vaccines be addressed? Barry Eichengreen, Cevat Giray Aksoy and Orkun Saka write that perceptions of government inaction or political interference with trials and regulatory approval may foster doubts about safety.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2021 08:39
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2021 23:03

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