Front-line health workers in the United States began receiving coronavirus vaccines this week. But on social media, false theories about the vaccines’ dangers and conspiracies about the government’s plans for it are multiplying.
As California and the nation begin rolling out coronavirus vaccines, anti-vaccine campaigners are aligning with small-business owners and far-right groups...
The station had provided the kind of platform that public health professionals and misinformation experts dread.
Patricia is suffering from an unexplained skin condition - but a misunderstanding about what might have caused it set off a chain of events that turned her foot into fodder for anti-vaccine activists.
‘We Are Talking About People’s Lives’: Dire Warnings Of Public Health Crisis As COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Rages
Hours after Margaret Keenan became the first person to get the COVID-19 vaccine, anti-vaxxers claimed she didn’t exist, that she was dead and that she was part of a Bill Gates scheme to implant microchips.
Public health experts agree it’s our best shot at ending the pandemic. But as the virus spreads, so does the anti-vaccine movement, fueled by an amalgam of players — some who distrust politicians, others who oppose government rules, and many who believe misinformation and conspiracy theories about vaccines.
The content from Children’s Health Defense is a dogwhistle to the Black Community, suggesting that they are being used as “lab rats” rather than prioritized as a result of data-driven evidence of disproportionally negative outcomes.