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Research Article

Fatigue and Fear with Shifting Polio Eradication Strategies in India: A Study of Social Resistance to Vaccination

  • Rashid S. Hussain mail,

    Rashid_Hussain@brown.edu

    Affiliation: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Stephen T. McGarvey,

    Affiliation: Brown University, Department of Epidemiology, International Health Institute, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Tabassam Shahab,

    Affiliation: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Department of Paediatrics, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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  • Lina M. Fruzzetti

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Published: September 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046274

About the Authors

Rashid S. Hussain
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Stephen T. McGarvey
Brown University, Department of Epidemiology, International Health Institute, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Tabassam Shahab
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Department of Paediatrics, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Lina M. Fruzzetti
Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Rashid_Hussain@brown.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RSH STM TS LMF. Performed the experiments: RSH. Analyzed the data: RSH STM TS LMF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSH STM TS LMF. Wrote the paper: RSH STM LMF.