Tag: Vaccine Hesitancy

inDemic News Coverage on Vaccine Hesitancy

inDemic Foundation and our director, Dr. Sam Sun, have recently been featured by several news sources to discuss topics on vaccine confidence and vaccine hesitancy.

Watch these discussions on:

  • Medical News Today: How did we develop a COVID-19 vaccine so quickly?
  • KRGV 5 News: Side effects, misinformation leave some Americans hesitant to be vaccinated against COVID-19
  • KOLD News 13: Why some Americans will opt out of getting the vaccine, doctor says
  • The Texas Tribune: Some Texans are hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Here’s how health officials are countering skepticism.

Major Media, Vaccine Hesitancy, Vaccines

inDemic Livestream: The State of Vaccine Confidence

Join inDemic Foundation Director Dr. Sam Sun and Professor Bernice Hausman of Penn State University’s College of Medicine for a discussion about vaccine hesitancy. A substantial portion of the population may be hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Sun and Dr. Hausman will offer insight into the rational, emotional and social factors that may be influencing the decision-making process—and what will happen if too many people refuse the vaccine.

Expert Perspectives, Vaccine Hesitancy, Vaccines

Vaccine Hesitancy with Dr. Abram Wagner

In this video interview, we discuss vaccine hesitancy, first in measles as a historical backdrop, then for a potential or soon-to-be FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Abram Wagner, research assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan, joins us to discuss recent research on vaccine hesitancy. His research looks at evidence-based programs and policies to control vaccine-preventable diseases. He currently holds a grant from the National Science Foundation that looks at behaviors and acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine over time and across several regions, including the United States, India, and Taiwan. 

Expert Perspectives, Public Health, Vaccine Hesitancy, Vaccines

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