“I didn’t understand well” – COVID-19 vaccine and booster misconceptions among the general population and people living with HIV in South Africa

By  Simamkele Bokolo  Dr Sophie Pascoe  Alison Buttenheim  Dr. Jacqui Miot  Brendan Maughan-Brown  Harsha Thirumurthy  Dr. Lawrence Long  Dr. Candice Chetty-Makkan  |  | 

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy and enhancing vaccine uptake is a critical public health priority. Research on knowledge and beliefs about COVID-19 vaccines in South Africa can be useful for developing messages that utilize behavioural economics (BE) insights and effectively counter misconceptions. Such an approach could also be applied to future HIV vaccine campaigns.

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