Twitter analysis and health care worker surveys give new insights into COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Health care workers are among the most trusted messengers of COVID-19 vaccine information, but many fail to leverage that trust on social media to encourage vaccination, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health that reveals vaccination motivations and hesitancies among health care workers and how those feelings are shared on social media.
Health care workers are among the most trusted messengers of COVID-19 vaccine information, but many fail to leverage that trust on social media to encourage vaccination, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health that reveals vaccination motivations and hesitancies among health care workers and how those feelings are shared on social media.