Irish trust in vaccines below global average, report finds

Irish people's trust in vaccines is below the global average.

Irish trust in vaccines below global average, report finds

Irish people's trust in vaccines is below the global average.

A report by the Wellcome Trust looked at over 140 countries and found 79% of people think vaccines are safe.

The level of trust in them is at 74% in Ireland, and just 59% in western Europe overall.

The study says public mistrust in vaccines has led to a step backwards in fighting deadly but preventable infectious diseases.

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