Only half of Portuguese trust in vaccines

in News · 24-06-2019 14:00:00 · 0 Comments
Only half of Portuguese trust in vaccines

Despite 95 percent of Portuguese having been vaccinated, only half believe in their ability to prevent infectious diseases

This comes following a new global study showing that only 59 percent of people in western Europe and 50 percent in the east think vaccines are safe, compared with 79 percent worldwide.


Around the globe, 84 percent of people acknowledge that vaccines are effective and 92 percent say their child has received a vaccine.


There have been major measles outbreaks in a number of countries, which have spread across the continent, linked to vaccine hesitancy.



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