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▶︎ Part 2: Five Background Papers

Background Papers

The five commissioned papers included in Part 2 explore the challenges and potential barriers to vaccine acceptance and identify bold solutions. They clarify many of the reasons for vaccine hesitancy; how social movements emerge and succeed; what works to broaden vaccine acceptance; an analysis of the anti-vaccine movement; and how online misinformation contributes to the problem.

Part 2 offers 5 articles, presented to you in PDF format, that describe the challenges related to vaccine hesitancy and acceptance.

  1. The Challenge of Vaccine Hesitancy and Acceptance: An Overview
  2. What We Know About Movement Emergence and Success
  3. What Works to Increase Vaccination Uptake
  4. The Complex Contagion of Doubt in the Anti-Vaccine Movement
  5. Online Misinformation about Vaccines