What must be done to tackle vaccine hesitancy and barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in migrants?

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 28, Issue 4, May 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jtm/issue

 

What must be done to tackle vaccine hesitancy and barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in migrants?
Alison F Crawshaw, MSc, Anna Deal, MSc, Kieran Rustage, MPhil, Alice S Forster, PhD, Ines Campos-Matos, MD, PhD
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 28, Issue 4, May 2021, taab048, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taab048
Migrants have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and emerging evidence suggests they may face barriers to COVID-19 vaccination. Participatory approaches and engagement strategies are urgently needed to strengthen uptake, alongside innovative delivery mechanisms and sharing of best practice, to ensure migrants are better consider within countries’ existing vaccine priority structures.