New Lancet Paper Highlights Panic in the “Vaccine Enterprise”, Calls for HHS/CDC to Deploy New Strategies to Improve Vaccine Uptake
“The pandemic exposed the fragility of the public’s trust in the vaccine enterprise.
Trust is essential for confidence in and uptake of childhood vaccines. Nearly a quarter of Americans had little trust in FDA recommendations or no trust at all by May, 2021.
This distrust borne from perceptions that politics is driving public health might have profound long-term repercussions. One potential repercussion is the erosion of support for vaccination programmes in the USA more generally.”