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The impact of the anti-vaccination movement and vaccine hesitancy on the health of the child

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The impact of the anti-vaccination movement and vaccine hesitancy on the health of the child. / Green, Janet; Petty, Julia; Whiting, Lisa; Orr, Fiona; Walker, Karen; Brown, Anne-Marie; Crisp, Elaine; Fowler, Cathrine ; Jones, Linda.

In: Pediatric Nursing , Vol. 47, No. 5, 04.11.2021.

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Green, Janet ; Petty, Julia ; Whiting, Lisa ; Orr, Fiona ; Walker, Karen ; Brown, Anne-Marie ; Crisp, Elaine ; Fowler, Cathrine ; Jones, Linda. / The impact of the anti-vaccination movement and vaccine hesitancy on the health of the child. In: Pediatric Nursing . 2021 ; Vol. 47, No. 5.

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