Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM
115 0

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll.

Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National Poll on Children’s Health write in the report on their latest survey.

Read more

Share in social networks:

Comments - 0