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Five ways public health professionals can help battle vaccine hesitancy

The Hill, Sept. 2, 2021 (Opinion)

September 2, 2021

Five ways public health professionals can help battle vaccine hesitancy

Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH, director and founding dean at UCI’s future School of Population and Public Health, and professor of neurology, School of Medicine writes, “As a public health professional and academic leader at a research university, my biggest fear lies with the struggle we face to reach the vaccine-resistant. Science-denialism represents an organized, anti-establishment movement to reject mainstream science and legitimize falsehoods. … How do we effectively respond to science denialism? … Here’s what we need to keep doing ….”