Vaccinate or vaccinot? As the COVID-19 pandemic draws out, countries across the world await a vaccine to end this disaster once and for all. However, once a vaccine is approved, several factors would come into play for vaccination to be successful––including trust. Join us as we dig deeper into understanding why people are hesitant to get vaccinated in the context of COVID-19 with public health experts Jason Haw and Alfonso Regala.
For further reading – here are some resources we found helpful in creating this podcast!
- What is vaccine hesitancy? By the World Health Organization
- She hunts viral rumors about real viruses by Jenny Anderson in the New York Times
- Dengvaxia controversy: impact on vaccine hesitancy by Fatima and Syed in the Journal of Global Health
- Vaccine confidence plummets in the Philippines following dengue vaccine scare: why it matters to pandemic preparedness by Larson et al., in the Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Journal
- Another casualty of vaccine hesitancy: Philippines declares polio outbreak by Jenny Lei Ravelo, in Devex
- Philippines: Measles Outbreak - Operation Update - Re-emergence of vaccine preventable diseases by the International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
- Johnson And Johnson Is Working On COVID-19 Vaccine, Commits To Supply One Billion by SmartParenting Staff
- Scientists raise alarm over signs of COVID-19 vaccine ‘hesitancy’ (CNA, 2020) by Channel News Asia
- Disease Burden of Dengue in the Philippines by Undurraga et al. in the American Journal of Tropical Hygiene and Medicine