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there is still a long way ahead to achieve mass immunisation targets. A crucial question over coming months will be the extent to which vaccines are taken up by the wider public and

Determining how social networks will affect vaccine uptake

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The FINANCIAL — Although the first COVID-19 vaccine was widely rolled out in the UK this week, there is still a long way ahead to achieve mass immunisation targets. A crucial question over coming months will be the extent to which vaccines are taken up by the wider public and, importantly, the extent to which an individual’s decision on whether to take the vaccine or not will be influenced by a social network. According to Alliance Manchester Business School, with this in mind Dr Yu-Wang Chen, Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences, has developed an integrated model of multiple criteria modelling and…

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Determining how social networks will affect vaccine uptake

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Although the first COVID-19 vaccine was widely rolled out in the UK this week, there is still a long way ahead to achieve mass immunisation targets. A crucial question over coming months will be the extent to which vaccines are taken up by the wider public and, importantly, the extent to which an…