Report 39: Motivation, well-being and vaccination attitudes in Omikron times

Published on 19 January 2022 We have entered a new phase of the pandemic: the omicron variant is making a widespread breakthrough, the number of daily infections is rising to unprecedented levels, the testing strategy used so far is no longer tenable and the quarantine rules in schools have been adjusted several times. Primary school children and their parents are invited to be vaccinated against the ... Read More

Report 35: How risk-aware and motivated is the population still, and what is the role of the corona pass in this?

Published on 12 November 2021 During a quiet summer and after a successful vaccination campaign, the gates to freedom were opened with hope, but in the meantime a dampener of joy followed. Corona figures rose again in recent weeks. The abolition of compulsory mouth masks in public places and shops was reversed and other interventions were introduced (Covid Safe Ticket) or are being considered ... Read More

Report 34: Is there still motivational support for the measures in various regions?

Published on 9 September 2021 Last weekend, several Flemish politicians stated that the support base for the corona measures has completely evaporated. The public would no longer be prepared to follow the remaining health measures. Is this true? While the vaccination campaign is going well in Flanders and Wallonia, Brussels is lagging behind: the risk of infection and illness is higher there. What influence does the ... Read More

Report 33: Motivation for the measures and attitudes towards the Covid-Safe Ticket and mandatory vaccination.

Published on 14 July 2021 The Belgian vaccination campaign is going very well, although there are regional differences. In this context, the question arises as to how we deal with all kinds of behavioural measures. Are we still motivated to follow them? Do we want to abandon some or all of these measures completely or do we prefer to remain cautious? Another tricky issue is how to ... Read More

Report 31: Seduce, Persuade and/or Inform? How can we deal with vaccine doubters?

Published on 23 June 2021 The vaccination campaign is now at cruising speed. More than 65% of the Belgian adult population have received their first vaccination. Many hundreds of thousands will follow suit in the coming weeks. In order to achieve group immunity, it is crucial that as many people as possible are vaccinated. In order to achieve this goal, there is a chance that we will need vaccine doubters ... Read More

Report 28: Vaccination: Preferences Crystallize!

Published on 6 April 2021 The month of March was extremely turbulent for Corona. The consultation committee of 5 March held out the prospect of more outdoor activities and the opening of the catering and cultural activities from the beginning of May. Due to the rapid increase in the number of infections and hospitalisations, the consultation committee withdrew the announced easing of the measures on 17 March.

Report 23: Boosting and restoring confidence

Published on 11 February 2021 A year ago, COVID-19 changed our lives drastically and the return to normal life is still a long way off. Three months ago, vaccines began to offer some perspective. Enthusiasm for them has continued to grow systematically among the population, but supply difficulties are shaking up vaccination planning. Added to this are the uncertainties about ... Read More