Call for Research – Special Issue of Vaccines

Development and large-scale implementation of COVID-19 vaccination represent a promising tool for reaching herd immunity and ending this global crisis. In this Special Issue of Vaccines, original research articles and different types of evidence-summaries are welcome. Submission deadline August 31, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination: Considerations for Public Health and Policy

Message from the Guest Editors

Research areas may include (but not limited to) the following:

1. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance, hesitancy, and refusal, including assessments of the evolving epidemiology and understating of individual, group–level and context-specific determinants of these phenomena.

2. Monitoring and continued development of COVID-19 vaccines, including efficacy and effectiveness of vaccines in the context of emerging variants, safety, booster doses, mixing and matching vaccines.

3. Public health and policy issues, including vaccine deployment, ensuring equitable access, communication strategies for encouraging vaccine uptake and introduction of vaccine passports.

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2022

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Guest Editors
Dr. Jovana Stojanovic:
Prof. Dr. Kim L. Lavoie:
Prof. Dr. Simon Bacon:

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