Vaccine Refusal and Trust: The Trouble With Coercion and Education and Suggestions for a Cure.

@article{Bester2015VaccineRA,
  title={Vaccine Refusal and Trust: The Trouble With Coercion and Education and Suggestions for a Cure.},
  author={Johan Christiaan Bester},
  journal={Journal of bioethical inquiry},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={555-9}
}
There can be little doubt about the ethical imperative to ensure adequate vaccination uptake against certain infectious diseases. In the face of vaccine refusal, health authorities and providers instinctively appeal to coercive approaches or increased education as methods to ensure adequate vaccine uptake. Recently, some have argued that public fear around… CONTINUE READING