Fears and misconceptions toward COVID-19 vaccination among Syrian population: A cross-sectional study.

Publication date: Jul 01, 2023

Despite the significant milestone of vaccine discovery, the spread of misinformation and pseudoscientific claims has resulted in an increasing number of people refusing vaccination in Syria. In this study, we aimed to explore fears and misconceptions towards COVID-19 vaccines among the Syrian population. We conducted a nationwide cross-sectional study between January and May 2022, using a convenience sample of 10,006 participants aged at least 18 years and living in Syria. We administered a validated online/paper questionnaire and conducted face-to-face interviews. We used SPSS software (version 26) for statistical analysis, assessing our data using frequency and χ tests, with p 

Concepts Keywords
Misinformation COVID‐19
Syria effectiveness
Vaccines fear
side effect
vaccine acceptance


Type Source Name
disease VO vaccination
disease VO population
disease VO vaccine
disease MESH COVID-19
disease VO frequency
disease VO effectiveness

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