plural vaccine hesitancies
Definition of vaccine hesitancy
: the reluctance or refusal to have oneself or one's children vaccinated Vaccine hesitancy can contribute to the continued spread of disease because vaccinations are not being administered.— Fred Steiner Scientists are expressing concern over what they call "vaccine hesitancy" regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.— Katie Camero WHO [World Health Organization] notes that measles cases have increased by 30 percent across the globe, and while not all cases are due to vaccine hesitancies, some countries that had nearly eliminated the disease have seen its return.— Katie Gillespie
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