Tag: vaccine hesitancy
Announcing a virtual screening and Q&A for Virulent: The Vaccine War.
SBM has teamed with director/producer Tjardus Greidanus and producer Laura Davis to host a virtual screening of their documentary Virulent: The Vaccine War, followed by a virtual Q&A. We also all thought it appropriate to dedicate the showing of this excellent documentary about vaccine hesitancy and the antivaccine movement to our recently departed colleague, Dr. Harriet Hall.
Closing the vaccine hesitancy gap
What tactics and strategies should be used to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy?
The Causes of Vaccine Hesitancy
The vaccine hesitant are now the front lines of the battle to contain COVID.
A Race Against Vaccine Hesitancy
The vaccine program is in a race against the emergence of new strains of the virus. Vaccine hesitancy may be the margin of victory or failure.
COVID Vaccine Hesitancy
While many hope for a vaccine to help end the pandemic, vaccine hesitancy remains distressingly high.
Is Firing Vaccine-Hesitant Families Unfair? Definitely…I think.
Is the dismissal of vaccine-hesitant families from a pediatric practice unethical? Could it be unfair to other pediatric healthcare providers and increase risk to the community? Three medical ethicists who wrote a recent JAMA Pediatrics opinion piece believe so.
No Compromise on Vaccine Refusal
A new position paper released by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests taking a hard stance against nonmedical exemptions to immunization. I agree, and the evidence suggests such a stance would increase vaccination rates and reduce the outbreaks of diseases.
Dealing with vaccine hesitancy and refusal
Almost as long as there have been vaccines, there has been an antivaccine movement. The misinformation promoted by antivaccinationists can infect parents and make them vaccine-averse. Here, we deal with some antivaccine tropes that find their way to the vaccine-averse.
Treating the Unvaccinated
Should vaccination status be used to triage care for critically ill patients during a crisis?