Backlash against Public Health in the US

Originally published by KHN on December 15, 2020. Reproduced by permission. DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributors. The above picture shows Tisha Coleman, the public health administrator for Linn County, standing in front of her office Dec.Continue reading “Backlash against Public Health in the US”

Lack of trust and social media echo chambers predict COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Will Jennings et al. of the University of Southampton has published the findings of a survey and focus group study of UK adults. The authors found that trust and mistrust are core predictors of vaccine hesitancy, with distrust in vaccines in general and mistrust in government raising vaccine hesitancy. Abstract Keywords: COVID-19; vaccination; trust; misinformationContinue reading “Lack of trust and social media echo chambers predict COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy”