Combating Vaccine Hesitancy Requires Knowledge of Misfortunes and Controversies

Authors

  • Vitor Laerte Pinto Junior Clínica Universitária de Doenças Infecciosas. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0556-5310
  • Emília Valadas Clínica Universitária de Doenças Infecciosas. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa.
  • Thomas Hanscheid Instituto de Microbiologia. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6353-9132

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19953

Keywords:

Vaccination, Vaccination Hesitancy, Vaccines

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2023-08-08

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Pinto Junior VL, Valadas E, Hanscheid T. Combating Vaccine Hesitancy Requires Knowledge of Misfortunes and Controversies. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Aug. 8 [cited 2023 Sep. 23];36(9):537-40. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19953

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