Vaccine Hesitancy, History, and Human Nature: The 2018 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture

Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS)
Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jpids/issue

PIDS ANNUAL AWARDS
Vaccine Hesitancy, History, and Human Nature: The 2018 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture
Gary S Marshall
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2019, Pages 1–8, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piy082
Navigating the waters of vaccine hesitancy requires a view towards history and a deep understanding of how humans think. Getting children vaccinated is as much, or more, about connecting with people as it is about communicating scientific information.