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Author Larson, Heidi, author
Title Stuck : how vaccine rumors start - and why they don't go away / Heidi J. Larson
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]
 Rodman Main Adult  614.47 L334  [NEW ITEM]  AVAILABLE
Descript xli, 157 pages ; 22 cm
Content text txt
Media unmediated n
Carrier volume nc
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "Vaccine reluctance and refusal are no longer limited to the margins of society. Debates around vaccines' necessity - along with questions around their side effects - have gone mainstream, blending with geopolitical conflicts, political campaigns, celebrity causes, and "natural" lifestyles to win a growing number of hearts and minds."--Dust flap
Contents On rumor -- Dignity and distrust -- On risk -- Volatility of opinion -- Wildfires -- Emotional contagion -- The power of belief -- Pandemics and publics
Subject Vaccination -- Public opinion
Immunization -- Public opinion
Anti-vaccination movement
Communication in public health
Public health -- Citizen participation
ISBN 9780190077242

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