Risk Communication and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Define the factors that affect risk perception and how these impact beliefs about COVID-19.
  2. Explain what psycho-social factors affect vaccine hesitancy and what is unique about those who are hesitant to get the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.
  3. Describe risk communication strategies that could be effective in combatting COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.

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Presenter 1
Dr. Sara Bass, Associate Professor, College of Public Health, Temple University, Director of the Risk Communication Laboratory

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