Vanderslott, S. (2021) Attention and Responsibility in Global Health: The Currency of Neglect (1st Edition). London, UK: Routledge.

Kirchhelle, C. and Vanderslott, S. (April 2022). Typhoid: The Past, Present, and Future of an Ancient Disease. New York, US: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers. ISBN: 978 1 78551 383 1

Vanderslott, S. (December 2022). Supporting Vaccination: Activism, Petitions, and Clinical Trials. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

Journal articles


  • Martin, S., and Vanderslott, S. (2021). “Any idea how fast ‘It’s just a mask!’can turn into ‘It’s just a vaccine!’”: From mask mandates to vaccine mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccine. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.10.031
  • Dowrick, A., Mitchinson, L., Hoernke, K., Mulachy Symmons, S., Cooper, S., Martin, S., Vanderslott, S., Vera San Juan, N. and Vindrola‐Padros, C., (2021) Re‐ordering connections: UK healthcare workers’ experiences of emotion management during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Sociology of Health & Illness.
  • Oliu-Barton, M., Pradelski, B. S., Aghion, P., Artus, P., Kickbusch, I., Lazarus, J. V., and Vanderslott, S. (2021). Unclear conclusions on SARS-CoV-2 elimination versus mitigation–Authors’ reply. The Lancet, 398(10311), 1566-1567 
  • Vanderslott, S. et al. (2021). Vaccine nationalism and internationalism: perspectives of COVID-19 vaccine trial participants in the United Kingdom. BMJ Global Health 6.10: e006305
  • Usher, K. Durkin, J. Martin, S. Vanderslott, S. Vindrola-Padros, C. Usher, L. and Jackson, D. (2021) Australian social media sentiment data and domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR); 23 (10): e29025. doi:10.2196/29025
  • Kadambari, S. and Vanderslott, S. (2021). Lessons about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among minority ethnic people in the UK. The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
  • Vanderslott, S. & Marks, T. (2021). Charting mandatory childhood vaccination policies worldwide. Vaccine. 39: 30
  • Vanderslott, S. (2021) ‘Neglected Tropical Diseases: Reasons for “Neglect” in Global Health and Directing Attention Towards Neglected Issues’, ELS, pp. 1–8 (Vol. 2). Wiley. doi/10.1002/9780470015902.a0029130
  • Oliu-Barton, M. Pradelski, B. Aghion, P. Artus, P. Kickbusch, I. Lazarus, J. Sridhar, D. and Vanderslott, S. (2021) SARS-CoV-2 elimination, not mitigation, creates best outcomes for health, the economy, and civil liberties The Lancet April 28,
  • Freeman, D. Lambe, S, Yu, LM. Freeman, J. Chadwick, A. Vaccari, C. Waite, F. Rosebrock, L. Petit, A. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2021) Injection fears and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. Psychological Medicine. 1-11. doi:10.1017/S0033291721002609
  • Freeman, D., Loe, B.S., Yu, L.M., Freeman, J., Chadwick, A., Vaccari, C., Shanyinde, M., Harris, V., Waite, F., Rosebrock, L. Petit, A., Vanderslott, S. et al (2021). Effects of different types of written vaccination information on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK (OCEANS-III): a single-blind, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Public Health.
  • Vanderslott, S. Van Ryneveld, M. Marchant, M. et al. (2021). How can community engagement in health research be strengthened for infectious disease outbreaks in Sub-Saharan Africa? A scoping review of the literature. BMC Public Health 21, 633
  • Torracinta, L. Tanner, R. Vanderslott, S. (2021). MMR Vaccine Attitude and Uptake Research in the United Kingdom: A Critical Review Vaccines 9, no. 4: 402.
  • Chadwick, A. Kaiser, J. Vaccari, C. Freeman, D. Lambe, S. Loe, B. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2021). “Online Social Endorsement and Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in the United Kingdom.” Social Media + Society 7 (2): 205630512110088.
  • Mitchinson, L. Dowrick, A. Buck, C. Hoernke, K. Martin, S. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2021). Missing the Human Connection: A Rapid Appraisal of Healthcare Workers’ Perceptions and Experiences of Providing Palliative Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Palliative Medicine, March, 026921632110042.
  • Fairgrieve, D. Holm, S. Howells G. Kirchhelle, C. Vanderslott, S. (2021). In favour of a bespoke COVID-19 vaccines compensation scheme, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1473-3099,
  • Hoernke, K. Djellouli, N. Andrews, L. Lewis-Jackson, S. Manby, L. Martin, S. Vanderslott, S. Vindrola-Padros, C. (2021). Frontline healthcare workers’ experiences with personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: a rapid qualitative appraisal.
  • Kirchhelle, C. and Vanderslott, S. (2021) Editorial: The Need for Harmonised International Guidelines ahead of COVID-19 Human Infection Studies. Public Health Rev. 42:1603962. doi: 10.3389/phrs.2021.1603962


  • Vanderslott, S. and Marks, T. (2020). Vaccine entry requirements as a disease control measure: Lessons from yellow fever. Global Public Health.
  • Freeman, D. Loe, B. Chadwick, A. Vaccari, C. Waite, F. Rosebrock, L. Jenner, L. Petit, A.  Lewandowsky, S. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2020). COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in the UK: The Oxford Coronavirus Explanations, Attitudes, and Narratives Survey (OCEANS) II. Psychological Medicine, 1-34. doi:10.1017/S0033291720005188
  • Almond, J. Hacker, J. Harwood, C. Pizza, M. Rappouli, R. Ron, E. Sansonetti, P. Vanderslott, S. Wieler, L. ‘Development of vaccines at the time of Covid-19’ microLife. uqaa003.
  • Vanderslott, S. and Marks, T. (2020). Health diplomacy across borders: the case of yellow fever and COVID-19. Journal of Travel Medicine. taaa112.
  • Vindrola-Padros, C. Chisnall, G. Cooper, S. Djellouli, N. Dowrick, A. Martin, S. Singleton, G. Symmons, S. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2020). Carrying Out Rapid Qualitative Research During a Pandemic: Emerging Lessons From COVID-19. Qualitative Health Research. August: 104973232095152. doi:10.1177/1049732320951526
  • Vindrola-Padros, C. Andrews, L. Dowrick, A. Djellouli, N. Fillmore, H. Bautista Gonzalez, E.  Javadi, D. Lewis-Jackson, S. Manby, L. Mitchinson, L. Symmons, S. Martin, S. Regenold, N. Robinson, N. Sumray, K. Singleton, G. Syversen, A. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2020). Perceptions and experiences of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK,
  • Vanderslott, S. (2020). Neglected Tropical Diseases. Nature & Culture. 15(1):78-110. doi:10.3167/nc.2020.150105
  • Kraemer, MUG. Pigott, DM. Hill, SC. Vanderslott, S. et al. (2020). Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018–2019. BMC Medicine. 18(1):113. doi:10.1186/s12916-020-01574-1

< 2019

  • Kirchhelle, C. Pollard, AJ. Vanderslott, S. (2019). Typhoid—From Past to Future. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69 (Supplement_5): S375-S376. doi:10.1093/cid/ciz551
  • Vanderslott, S. Phillips, MT. Pitzer, VE. Kirchhelle, C. (2019). Water and Filth: Reevaluating the First Era of Sanitary Typhoid Intervention (1840–1940). Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69 (Supplement_5): S377-S384. doi:10.1093/cid/ciz610
  • Giubilini, A., Caviola, L., Maslen, H., Douglas, T., Nussberger, A.-M., Faber, N. S., Vanderslott, S. Loving, S., Harrison, M., & Savulescu, J. (2019). Nudging immunity: the case for vaccinating children in school and day care by default. HEC Forum.
  • Vanderslott, S. (2019). Exploring the meaning of pro-vaccine activism across two countries. Social Science & Medicine. 222, 59–66.
  • Vanderslott, S. (2019). Moving From Outsider to Insider Status Through Metrics: The Inclusion of “Neglected Tropical Diseases” Into the Sustainable Development Goals. Journal of Human Development & Capabilities. 1-18. doi:10.1080/19452829.2019.1574727
  • Zheng, Q, Vanderslott, S. et al. (2013). Research gaps for three main tropical diseases in the People’s Republic of China. Infectious Diseases of Poverty. 2(1).

Doctoral thesis

  • Vanderslott, S. Neglect in policy problems: the case of ‘neglected tropical diseases’. (2017) Doctoral thesis. UCL (University College London). Available at:
Edited collections
  • Kirchhelle, C. Pollard, A. Vanderslott, S. (2019) ‘Making a Difference? The past, present, and future of typhoid control’ Clinical Infectious Diseases. Volume 69, Issue Supplement_5, 1 November. S375-S411. doi:10.1093/cid/ciz551
  • Paul, KT. Vanderslott, S. Gross, M. (forthcoming – 2021) Institutionalized Ignorance in Policy & Regulation. Special issue. Science as Culture.

Book chapters

Book/Peer review

  • Vanderslott S. (2020). “Encouraging vaccination ethically: How can vaccination-preventable diseases and pox parties for grannies be avoided?” American Journal of Bioethics.
  • Vanderslott, S. (2019) Book review: Gareth Millward “Vaccinating Britain: Mass Vaccination and the Public since the Second World War.” Public Understanding of Science. July. doi:10.1177/0963662519860722
  • Vanderslott, S. (2019). “A Response to ‘Uptake of a Conspiracy Theory Attribution: Part 1 and 2’ by Brian Martin.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 8 (9): 47-50.
  • Vanderslott, S. (2019). “Study Shows Lower Vaccination Rates for Younger Siblings after Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis in Older Siblings.” Evidence Based Nursing. doi:10.1136/ebnurs-2018-102971

Policy Briefing 

Web publication

Vanderslott S. and Roser, M. (2013) Vaccination Page for ‘Our World in Data’ visualising long-term global development trends:

Media and non-peer reviewed articles