VAERS: How to stop misinformation related to the US vaccine database
Whether it’s genuine confusion or malicious intent, the CDC and FDA’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is being used to sow vaccine fears around the world.
Hesitancy behind Hong Kong’s low vaccination uptake is driven by political tensions
Skepticism about the Covid-19 vaccines in Hong Kong is as much a political and emotional issue as it is scientific.
How we investigated the spread of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on Facebook
The platform recently announced a ban on false Covid-19 and vaccine claims, so we used technical methods to see whether it’s working.
Fringe communities feed on RT coverage to undermine Covid-19 vaccinations
Online anti-vaccination sources are using Russian state-funded media videos targeting the Pfizer vaccine to discredit coronavirus vaccination campaigns more broadly.
How anti-vaccination websites build audiences and monetize misinformation
Anti-vaccination websites employ vast configurations of ad, social media and analytics trackers to drive traffic, build audiences and monetize misinformation.
Data deficits around Covaxin contribute to vaccine hesitancy in India
The homegrown vaccine is a key part of India’s massive immunization drive, despite Phase 3 trial data still being collected
The 2020 rabbit hole: Why conspiracy theories draw people in
Baseless beliefs have become more popular globally, promising orderly answers to those experiencing confusion, isolation and grief in an upside-down world
"Do No Harm" — Assessing the impact of prioritizing US political disinformation over health misinformation in 2020
What changes need to happen so newsrooms, researchers and policymakers are prepared for the health misinformation that will define 2021.