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Who is up for COVID vaccines? All across the world, men, people who trust science, & people who worry about COVID more likely to say yes to a vaccine--

Our new study in @BMJ_Open, surveying 20,000 people across 12 countries in 2020.
We find that men, people more #trusting of expertise (scientists, science, and med professionals), and those who #worry about COVID-19 are most likely to say ‘yes’. i.e. strongest predictors in a model...
One key takeaway: the burden of trust fell more on sci/med rather than govt in the early stages of the pandemic (when data collected). This means doctors and scientists need to think hard about communicating in ways that exhibit trustworthiness. See:

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Good to see #motivation in addition to #competence, #honesty & #reliability.

It always bothered me that #sociopaths could pass Onora's three tests of #trustworthiness*; they can be entirely #competent, brutally #honest & (predictably) #reliable but...

...I still wouldn't necessarily feel comfortable #trusting them. (The same applies to corporate entities - some possibly even more so.)

@medConfidential's formulation - #consensual, #safe and #transparent - addresses a subtly different problem, which is that NO system will...
...always be 100% #trustworthy, and certainly not 100% #trusted - given #trust is ALWAYS 'in the eye of the beholder', and NEVER a property of a system.

#Governance and #accountability are key, of course. And maybe this time, we'll actually get what is #needed - rather than...
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