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Vaccine refusal can take on a number of forms, one of which is the formation of groups that encourage the partial or total refusal to take vaccine. These groups can exert their influence through the media, particularly through the press and the Internet. Distrust, misinformation, contemporary legends, lack of transparency from government and institutions, and a generally perceived lack of efficacy of vaccines – strengthened by conflicting reports in the scientific literature and "personal experience" – can lead to the formation of vaccine resistant groups.

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