DOI:​10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70108-7
Corpus ID: 16028780
Measuring vaccine confidence: analysis of data obtained by a media surveillance system used to analyse public concerns about vaccines.
H. Larson, D. Smith, +8 authors L. Madoff
Published 2013
Medicine

The Lancet. Infectious diseases
BACKGROUND The intensity, spread, and effects of public opinion about vaccines are growing as new modes of communication speed up information sharing, contributing to vaccine hesitancy, refusals, and… Expand
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