Talk to the Authors: The Puzzle of Vaccine Hesitancy || by Prof. Andrew GORDON & Prof. Michael R. REICH – Tokyo College

Talk to the Authors: The Puzzle of Vaccine Hesitancy || by Prof. Andrew GORDON & Prof. Michael R. REICH

When:
2021.05.27 @ 09:00 – 10:30
2021-05-27T09:00:00+09:00
2021-05-27T10:30:00+09:00
Talk to the Authors: The Puzzle of Vaccine Hesitancy || by Prof. Andrew GORDON & Prof. Michael R. REICH

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Date(s) Thursday, 27 May 2021, 9:00-10:30 am (JST) / Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 08:00-09:30 pm(EDT)
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Language English with simultaneous Japanese translation
Abstract

Recent studies and media accounts reporting Japan to be unusually vaccine hesitant require critical scrutiny. Our historical review shows that many vaccines have been accepted and that today recommended routine vaccines are universally accepted. That said, social mobilization of vaccine-injured victims has generated public and official hesitancy toward new vaccines and represents a significant challenge for Japan’s public policy.

Program

Presentation By Andrew GORDON

Presentations By Michael R. REICH

Comments

Discussion

Q&A

Speaker Profile

Speakers:

Andrew GORDON (Professor of History, Harvard University/Tokyo College Professor)

Michael R. REICH (Taro Takemi Research Professor of International Health Policy, Harvard University)

 

Commentators:

GOTO Aya (Professor of Health Information and Epidemiology, Fukushima Medical University)

UDAGAWA Yoshie (Project Researcher, Tokyo College)

 

Moderator:

Michael FACIUS (Associate Professor, Tokyo College)

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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