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Vaccines 2013, 1(3), 343-347; doi:10.3390/vaccines1030343
Opinion

Trust in Vaccines: Why It Takes More than Good Faith

Received: 29 May 2013; in revised form: 21 June 2013 / Accepted: 10 July 2013 / Published: 12 August 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Confidence in Vaccines)
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Abstract: This Vaccines issue on “Confidence in Vaccines” provides sound evidence through multiple perspectives of life-saving impacts when vaccination programs are effectively implemented in a population. Yet there remain challenges to achieving this impact, including scientific, medical, manufacturing, policy-related and logistical issues. Additionally, socio-cultural, religious and political agendas can come into play, taking public health hostage and sometimes allowing the circulation of myths regarding vaccination. All of these challenges play a role in public confidence in vaccines and vaccination. What we trust, we embrace. What we do not trust, we do not embrace.
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Begg, N. Trust in Vaccines: Why It Takes More than Good Faith. Vaccines 2013, 1, 343-347.

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Begg N. Trust in Vaccines: Why It Takes More than Good Faith. Vaccines. 2013; 1(3):343-347.

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Begg, Norman. 2013. "Trust in Vaccines: Why It Takes More than Good Faith." Vaccines 1, no. 3: 343-347.

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