New way to tackle vaccine hesitancy tested, found wanting

1 junio 2015

Many parents hesitate to vaccinate their children. And delaying or refusing vaccines can lead to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, as recently happened with measles at Disneyland. Doctors can influence decisions about childhood vaccines, but they may lack confidence in addressing concerns about vaccines. The first randomized trial to test an intervention aimed at improving hesitancy about early childhood vaccines by working directly with doctors has now been conducted by researchers.