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People who trust scientists are more likely to get a COVID vaccine. So what traits make scientists trustworthy?

Seyd, Ben, Jennings, Will and Hamm, Joseph (2022) People who trust scientists are more likely to get a COVID vaccine. So what traits make scientists trustworthy? LSE COVID-19 Blog (17 May 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Attitudes to vaccination are closely shaped by whether people trust scientists, according to Ben Seyd (University of Kent), Will Jennings (University of Southampton) and Joseph Hamm (Michigan State University). It is important that scientists continue to be seen as providing expert and accurate information, while maintaining their independence from government.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: 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: 02 Sep 2022 14:57
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2022 14:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116230

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