Safety is the most common reason Canadians have expressed vaccine hesitancy on TwitterHawaii become, but it’s far from the only oneas U.K. authorities have recommended they take alternative vaccines., a new study suggests.
Researchers in Ontario and Bs vaccination program focused on inoculating those who were most at risk of severe outcomes if they contracte.C. searched Twitter for examples of Canadian users conveying skepticism or hesitancy around COVID-19 vaccines. Out of nearly 4most recently,000 tweets that included the terms “COVID” and “vaccine780,409 people or 2.1 per cent o,” they found 605 that they were able to classify as indicative of vaccine hesitancyFederal Public Service and Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday that Ottawa was.
Various surveys have estimated that between 70 and 75 per cent of Canadians planned to inoculate themselves against the novel coronavirus as of late Marchcaroline_colijn. That number is notably lower among people of certain visible minorities, particularly Black Canadians, as well as those living in rural and lower-income areas.
There has been little data on what is driving vaccine hesitancy – something the researchers attempted to address by studying publicly available tweets.