Vaccination: misconceptions about misconception

Hepatitis B

According to a BMJ editorial (21 Aug. 2004)1, doubts about vaccination programmes cannot be based on more than “misconceptions”. Let’s try to demonstrate that in this field the distribution between “myth” and “reality” is not so univocal : this was published as a “rapid response” in Br Med J (21 Aug. 2004).

  1. Bedford H. Misconceptions about the new combination vaccine. BMJ 2004;329:411.