In June 2017 the Italian government made childhood vaccination mandatory following a drop in immunization rates. In the years preceding, two court judgments affirmed a causal link between vaccines and autism. Studies have linked these decisions to internet searches about vaccine-autism, the popularity of 'no-vax' theories, and drops in immunization rates. This paper provides an in-depth case study of both decisions and their impact.
|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|