Improving vaccination rates by dispelling mistrust and conspiracy

17 December 2020

Dr Tom AechtnerA leading University of Queensland academic is using his research to improve vaccination rates across the country. 

Dr Tom Aechtner from UQ’s School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry has launched the world’s first Massive Open Online Couse (MOOC), AVAXX101, dedicated to anti-vaccination and vaccine hesitancy. 

This MOOC works alongside a website, UQVaccinationChoice, to provide impartial and evidence-based information allowing people to make an informed decision for the health of their family. 

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