Rosemary J. Burnett's research while affiliated with Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and other places

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The myths surrounding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have prompted scientists to refocus their attention on vaccine hesitancy, which is fuelled by the spread of misinformation. The scientific investigation of behavioural concepts relating to vaccine hesitancy can be enhanced by the examination of behavioural concepts from the field of...


... 16 The model assumes a perception that an adverse health condition can be avoided, that by following advice an adverse health condition can be averted, and that individuals are able to be convinced to adhere to a recommended behavior. 17 The HBM also assumes that existing beliefs can predict future behaviors. When applied to disease prevention, it suggests that a future behavior can be predicted by the combination of an individual's willingness to prevent an illness and their expectations of a specific action. ...