How Do People Use Vaccines?

Researchers at a Canadian university have set out to create a mathematical model that would show how much a person's decision to be vaccinated was influenced by disease prevalence, and how much by peer pressure.
  • Africa:  How to Predict Vaccine Coverage By Modelling

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 22 August 2012

    Researchers in Canada are combining mathematics with "social learning" to predict how epidemics are affected by fears - usually unfounded - that a vaccine can harm, so as to... read more »

Photo: Ed Harris

Clarette Raharimanjaka shows the pentavalent “Easy Five” a GAVI supported vaccine.