PROF. HEIDI LARSON on Vaccine Confidence

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In this episode of the Research Comms podcast Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology Risk and Decision science at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, discusses the causes of loss of confidence in vaccines all over the globe, in the hope that we might develop a more constructive way to engage with people who have doubts over vaccinations. She also discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on attitudes to vaccine safety, and the impact that those changing attitudes might have on our ability to fight the disease.

Presented by Peter Barker

Produced by Orinoco Communications

LINKS

Watch Professor Heidi Larson’s TEDMED talk here

Pre-order Professor Larson’s book Stuck. How Vaccine Rumors Start - and Why They Don’t Go Away

Read about the Vaccine Confidence Project here

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