Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

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Candella Abril

Department of Infectious Disease, National University of Rosario, Rosario, Argentina

  • Research Article   
    Risk Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Influenza Infection and Influenza Vaccine among the General Public of Pakistan
    Author(s): Candella Abril*

    Purpose: Pakistan, including China and the United States, was severely affected by the rise of seasonal influenza in 2018. In the year 2020, Pakistan Medical Association has expressed concerns over the increasing influenza cases in different regions of Pakistan and has urged the general public to get influenza vaccine among other precautionary measures. However, traditional norms, high cost and low levels of education prevented people from getting influenza vaccination. Therefore, there is a need to assess the risk perceptions and attitudes towards influenza infection and influenza vaccination among the general public of Pakistan. Methods: This multi-centered, cross-sectional study was conducted in three metropolitan cities of Pakistan. Four hundred and two participants took part in the survey using non-probability convenience sampling. The .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35841/2165-8056.22.10.263

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