Vaccine scepticism is as old as vaccines themselves. Here’s how to tackle it

Instead of making this a polarised debate, a joined-up approach is needed to make sure the public are given clear information

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There has been an explosion of medical misinformation since the pandemic began. It perhaps shouldn’t come as a surprise. As a health crisis of epic proportions plays out before us, people want fast access to the latest news on vaccines and all other developments. But an abundance of information can make for confusion, misunderstanding and bad faith.

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Vaccine scepticism is as old as vaccines themselves. Here’s how to tackle it