Efforts to vaccinate people are stretching OC’s Community groups, clinics thin

Suellen Hopfer, an associate professor of population health and disease prevention at UC Irvine, has been researching how to best address vaccine hesitancy. … She said more people are likely to trust getting a vaccine from neighborhood clinics and community organizations than a super site because the clinics are able to ease concerns at a personal level. … Hopfer said she’s working with the UCI’s computer science department to create an algorithm to find the [vaccine] misinformation sources to counter it.