The InterVax project on practices and opinions of travellers with regard to vaccination is a comparative analysis of travellers’ general perception of vaccination on the one hand and their specific perception of travel vaccination on the other hand. The issue of the perception of foreign-born travellers will also be examined. The main objective is to determine whether an attitude of fear, distrust, hesitancy or just negligence is consistent with the traveller’s proactive approach towards immunisation recommendations. The survey relies upon self-administered questionnaires completed by about 3000 visitors to the Institut Pasteur medical centre for International vaccinations.
Keywords: Travellers, vaccination, risk perception, vaccine hesitancy, social sciences