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[Correspondence] Drawbacks of communicating refugee vaccination rates

In their Personal View, Mishal Kahn and colleagues1 point out that the influx of migrants is often perceived as a health threat by host countries, leading to discrimination against refugees. To prevent discrimination, the authors recommend debunking misconceptions about disease risks. Although we agree that measures to decrease discrimination are crucial, we argue that communicating refugees' high vaccination uptake can have detrimental effects on the host population's prevention behaviour.

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