Reported data on vaccines may not build public trust or adherence

Posted by on June 1, 2016 5:24 pm
Categories: health

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is a national vaccine safety reporting system that collects information about possible side effects that may occur after inoculation. Recently, researchers proposed that open communication about VAERS could improve public trust that vaccines are safe, thereby increasing vaccine acceptance. Findings from the study suggest that data and stories may not increase the public’s acceptance of vaccines.

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