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Conquering trypanophobia is more important than ever. Here’s how

Trypanophobia, the fear of needles, is in the spotlight amidst various vaccine discussions. There’s a very high chance any COVID-19 vaccine will require one if not two needles in your upper arm.

So how do you suppress the uneasy feeling?

Unfortunately it’s not a quick fix, but there are some easy steps to take which will make the entire process more bearable.

John Stanley speaks with infectious diseases paediatrician Robert Booy about why so many people suffer from trypanophobia, why it’s important to try and beat it, and how.

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