04/05/2021 Medicine Political Science
DOI: 10.1111/hex.13240 SemanticScholar ID: 233718884

Understanding COVID‐19 misinformation and vaccine hesitancy in context: Findings from a qualitative study involving citizens in Bradford, UK

Publication Summary

COVID‐19 vaccines can offer a route out of the pandemic, yet initial research suggests that many are unwilling to be vaccinated. A rise in the spread of misinformation is thought to have played a significant role in vaccine hesitancy. To maximize uptake, it is important to understand why misinformation has been able to take hold at this time and why it may pose a more significant problem within certain contexts.

CAER Authors

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Prof. John Wright

Bradford Institute for Health Research - Chief Investigator Born in Bradford

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Prof. Rosie McEachan

Bradford Institute for Health Research - Born in Bradford Director

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