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Drivers of Health

Tag: vaccine hesitancy

The Infosphere as a SDOH: Leveraging Providers’ Influence to Counter Vaccine Misinformation

By Luke Testa, Program Assistant, The Harvard Global Health Institute In 2018, a short video circulated on WhatsApp claiming that the MMR vaccine was designed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the population growth of Muslims. Subsequently, hundreds of madrassas across western Uttar Pradesh refused to allow health departments to vaccinate their constituents.