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Moral values do not affect prosocial vaccination

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Acknowledgements

Both authors contributed equally to this piece. The authors are grateful to A. B. Amin, S. B. Omer and their team who provided valuable feedback on an earlier version of the manuscript. Funding by the German Research Foundation for C.B. (BE 3970/8-1, BE3970/11-1) and R.B. (BO 4466/2-1) is gratefully acknowledged. The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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Betsch, C., Böhm, R. Moral values do not affect prosocial vaccination. Nat Hum Behav 2, 881–882 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-018-0478-1

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