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In Need of a Booster: How to Improve Childhood Vaccination Coverage in Canada

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April 27, 2017
In Need of a Booster: How to Improve Childhood Vaccination Coverage in Canada


A vocal few Canadians hold anti-vaccine views, but they are not the main reason for insufficient childhood vaccination coverage across Canada, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “In Need of a Booster: How to Improve Childhood Vaccination Coverage in Canada,” authors Colin Busby, Aaron Jacobs and Ramya Muthukumaran, suggest that a much more sensible strategy to reverse falling vaccine rates among Canadian children would be to target parents classified as “fence-sitters” – those who partially but  not fully immunize their children.

Pour lire ce rapport en français, cliquez ici.

Author(s):

Colin Busby, Associate Director, Research
Colin Busby
Aaron Jacobs, Researcher, C.D. Howe Institute
Ramya Muthukumaran, Researcher
Ramya Muthukumaran

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