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Vaccination Trepidation: A URSP Continues Tuesday, January 24,2017

Vaccination Trepidation: A URSP Continues

In fall of 2016, Plaster conducted research with Dr. Painter for the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP) ultimately called "Oscar Program: The Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of George Mason Students in Relations to Zika Virus." 

In a survey conducted in April 2016 of 619 undergraduate students at George Mason, "about 52 percent, said they would be likely or very likely to accept a Zika vaccine."

 

As many college students travel and the population includes those of childbearing age, the level of acceptance to a vaccine is very important.

You can read more in an article by Jamie Rogers here.

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Vaccination Trepidation: A URSP Continues

Vaccination Trepidation: A URSP Continues

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Neuroscience student Ashley Plaster and her mentor, Dr. Julia Painter, are part of a team that explores how open people would be to receiving a vaccine for viruses like Zika and Ebola.

 

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