RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ten recurring false claims about vaccines were made to over 2,000 respondents in the five regions of Brazil, and the result is of concern to the Brazilian Immunization Society: more than two-thirds (67 percent) said that at least one of the claims was true.
The survey was conducted by the medical society in partnership with the non-governmental organization Avaaz. The questionnaires were conducted by IBOPE between September 19th and 22nd this year.
Among respondents, only 22 percent were able to confirm that the ten statements were false. A further 11 percent did not . . .