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当民粹主义可能杀人

伦敦—在发展中国家和发达国家的一些社区,最近几年出现了一股子虚乌有的质疑疫苗之风,这已经成为全球公共卫生进步最严重的威胁之一。事实上,这也是可根除的传染病在今天仍在传播的主要原因之一。

比如,在全球范围内消灭脊髓灰质炎的努力在阿富汗、巴基斯坦和尼日利亚受阻,因为在伊斯兰军阀的统治下,这些国家越来越反对免疫运动。

最近,关于疫苗安全性和有效性的怀疑开始在南欧兴起。据2016年的一项研究,希腊现在是疫苗安全信心最低的十个国家之一。希腊卫生部长安德里斯·桑索斯(Andreas Xanthos)指出,医务工作者遇到家长害怕给孩子接种的情况越来越多。

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