NZ Herald/The conversation: Covid-19 anti vaccine roots revealed by Dunedin Study
Friday 8th April 2022
"Most people welcomed the opportunity to get vaccinated against Covid-19, yet a non-trivial minority did not. Vaccine-resistant people tend to hold strong views and assertively reject conventional medical or public health recommendations. This is puzzling to many, and the issue has become a flashpoint in several countries.
It has resulted in strained relationships, even within families, and at a macro-level has threatened social cohesion, such as during the month-long protest on Parliament grounds in Wellington, New Zealand.
This raises the question: where do these strong, often visceral anti-vaccination sentiments spring from?"
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