Antivaccine opinions go hand in hand with conspiracy theories. Image by: bigstockphoto
Supporters of conspiracy theories are more likely to be skeptical about vaccines

Scientists consider vaccines to be one of the greatest scientific achievements, and the reason why people now live around 30 years more than a century ago. However, many consider vaccines to be harmful and are against vaccination. A recent scientific study tried to understand why some people have negative opinions about vaccines. The study involved 5,323 people from 24 countries and it found that those with strong beliefs in conspiracy theories had antivaccination attitudes. Interestingly, the level of education of an individual had little effect on antivaccination attitudes. Read more about it following the links below.

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Scientific publication: psycnet.apa.org