The role of herd immunity in parents’ decision to vaccinate children: a systematic review

Source: Pediatrics, 2012; epub August 27th, DOI: 10.1542

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Date of publication: August 2012

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell:Herd immunity is an important benefit of childhood immunization, but it is unknown if the concept of benefit to others influences parents’ decisions to immunize their children. Our objective was to determine if the concept of “benefit to others” has been found in the literature to influence parents’ motivation for childhood immunization.

Length of publication: 9-page article

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