Dedoukou, X; Gargalianos, P; Lazanas, M.; Maltezou, H.; Maragos, A.; Patrinos, S.; Poufta, S. (2010). Determinants of intention to get vaccinated against novel (pandemic) influenza A H1N1 among health-care workers in a nationwide survey. Journal of Infection, Volume 61, Issue 3, September 2010, Pages 252-258, DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.06.004.
A 2009 nationwide survey of health care workers in Greece (HCWs) investigated the intentions of HCWs to receive vaccinations for influenza A H1N1. The study found low acceptance rates among HCWs for vaccinations. This article recommends that public heath bodies make vacinations mandatory for HCW and that new strategies to change the perception of risk should be investigated.
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