[Vaccine refusal and implications for public health in 2012].

  • Pierre Bégué
  • Published 2012 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine

Abstract

Public opposition to vaccination is growing in all western countries, resulting in poor vaccine coverage and failure, as exemplified by measles in Europe. Opposition to vaccination ranges from radical refusal to hesitation, negligence or omission. The fear of adverse effects is now stronger than the fear of infectious diseases. The benefits of vaccination… (More)

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