Vaccine hesitancy, vaccine refusal and the anti-vaccine movement: influence, impact and implications

  title={Vaccine hesitancy, vaccine refusal and the anti-vaccine movement: influence, impact and implications},
  author={{\`E}ve Dub{\'e} and Maryline Vivion and Noni E. MacDonald},
  journal={Expert Review of Vaccines},
  pages={117 - 99}
Despite being recognized as one of the most successful public health measures, vaccination is perceived as unsafe and unnecessary by a growing number of parents. Anti-vaccination movements have been implicated in lowered vaccine acceptance rates and in the increase in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks and epidemics. In this review, we will look at determinants of parental decision-making about vaccination and provide an overview of the history of anti-vaccination movements and its clinical… 
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