In 2017, Italy rebooted its mandatory vaccination regime, following a series of unfavourable court decisions placing vaccination in disrepute. Vaccination rates had steadily declined for half a decade, culminating in a measles epidemic. Existing studies demonstrate the role of vaccine hesitancy, but none have explored the role of government in the years prior to the new mandate. This study analyses the drivers of failures to address sliding vaccine confidence in Italy.
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
|Event||16th World Congress on Public Health: Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy and Action - , Virtual|
Duration: 12 Oct 2020 → 16 Oct 2020
|Conference||16th World Congress on Public Health|
|Period||12/10/20 → 16/10/20|