Vaccine Misinformation Widespread On Social Media

Anti-vaccine misinformation is widespread across social media. ​​NBC News’ Vicky Nguyen looks at the impact of social media misinformation on people’s relationships with their families and shares tips on how to talk to others about vaccine myths.» Subscribe to NBC News:
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Vaccine Misinformation Widespread On Social Media


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44 thoughts on “Vaccine Misinformation Widespread On Social Media

  1. Why would ABC news, CNN, MSNBC, etc, etc. NEVER have the debate of vaccination vs natural immunity? Is this not blatant misinformation? Most of the conservative "anti-vaxers" have had covid-19 and want to exercise their liberty because of this ignored fact. If you want to think a little harder, the most unvaccinated people without natural immunity are in the vastly Democratic black community, yet we hear nothing from the news of this. Only "hillbilly" anti-vaxers shown on the news. What the heck is really going on here with the fake news? Anyone?

  2. Idk how about it’s been three years in so far so good. Even if I god covid everyone I know is back to normal in a week. Why risk an experimental first of its type injection that has not long term studies and is not even affective as I know many who still get covid after two jabs. The affects of the jabs seem far worse after someone who gets covid vs someone who’s only had covid. Notably severe hair loss and cognitive decline like memory loss.

  3. They have ALREADY made their choice and will not change their minds no matter how much you try to present facts. The sad part is that their choice puts others in danger, so hardly a personal choice, but rather a public health issue. If it were only them endangered by their false beliefs, great, get sick and die, it's a free country… but the people they infect didn't get to choose, did they? Your right to swing your arms ends at my nose.

  4. All of Australia is a dump full of tyranny this entire world is a dump full of tyranny gees who wants guidelines that is tearing each other’s rights apart and anti freedom of speech rules. There are rules that gets implemented way too late for instance someone starts something more people do it and then a new law comes in for what has already started in the first place that is tyranny in action.

  5. information from the media is fake and against science it takes anywhere from 6 to 12 years to successfully tested vaccine example we've been working on the flu vaccine for decades and still only have 40% efficacy if we can guess the variant for that year there is absolutely no telling what will happen in a couple of years to people who have taken this backseat it very well may triggers an autoimmune response that shut your kidneys down or gives you heart water there's also no telling what it will do to pregnant women for the long-term effect on their children Anyone who reads this if you taking the back scene wants do not take it again one will lead to another to another to another to another to another to another until you're done

  6. Mis-information" is another word for "information about truth, honesty and integrity that the democrats don't want anyone to believe because it diesn't fit their power grabbing agenda!" And YOU the media are using that word to accuse people of a crime that are trying to uncover a huge scandal with our integrity of our elections. JUST STOP IT! Why not actually do your jobs and tell the people the truth instead of being a parrot and repeating what you are told to say by your boss. Oh yea I forgot all of you hate Trump… but love Biden…. EVERYTHING that is happening in Israel, Afganistan and America IS YA'LLs FAULT! Tell the truth! Stop lying to everyone for a paycheck! Its sad, look at our country!?! Where does it end!?! We are on the same path as the NAZIs and Jews were. Democrats are demonizing people and turning us against each other. The minute one side hates and dominates the other we will all fight each other or be rounded up and put in the FEMA camps that Obama built. THIS IS ALL PLANNED PEOPLE!!! WAKE UP! What kind of world are we giving our grandkids and great grandchildren?

  7. "Master of Misinformation: Joe Biden’s 10 Worst Lies" 19 July 2021
    1. Misinformation about neo-Nazis. Biden launched his presidential campaign in April 2019 by claiming that President Donald Trump had referred to neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, as “very fine people.” In fact, Trump had said they should be “condemned totally.” Biden did not invent the lie, but by repeating it, he convinced many Americans that their president was a Nazi sympathizer, and stoked racial tensions that fed nationwide unrest.

    2. Misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine. In August 2020, then-candidate Biden told Americans they could not trust a vaccine that was being produced by Trump’s Operation Warp Speed. “It’s not likely to go through all the tests and the trials that are needed to be done,” Biden said, slandering the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He also said Trump was “moving it quicker than the scientists think it should be moved,” falsely claiming the authority of science.

    3. Misinformation about officer-involved shootings. When police shot Jacob Blake Jr. in Kenosha last August, Biden called Blake “a victim of excessive force” and said that “the officers must be held accountable.” In fact, Blake was armed with a knife; had fought with officers; and was wanted on an outstanding warrant for sexual assault. A subsequent investigation exonerated the officers. Biden’s lie fueled outrage that had already exploded into riots on Kenosha’s streets.

    4. Misinformation about Antifa and riots. As violent radicals affiliated with the Antifa movement attacked a federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, for several months, firing incendiary devices and shooting laser beams at federal law enforcement officers, Biden claimed that the feds were “brutally attacking peaceful protesters.” His demonstrably false claim gave political cover to the radicals, who continued their destruction — in Portland, Kenosha, and elsewhere.

    5. Misinformation about China’s threat to the U.S. Biden consistently downplayed the threat that China poses to the U.S. and the free world in general. In January 2020, he dismissed President Trump’s coronavirus travel ban on China as “hysterical xenophobia.” On the campaign trail, he continued to ridicule the idea that China was an economic competitor to the U.S. Today, the Biden administration is struggling to deal with Chinese (and Russian) cyberattacks on the U.S.

    6. Misinformation about military deaths. Biden claimed on the campaign trail last year that there had been 6,114 military deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, for which he blamed President Trump. The real number was seven. Biden also repeated debunked claims that Trump had referred to American soldiers as “suckers” and “losers.” Ironically, once he was president, Biden failed to recognize the anniversary of D-Day, dishonoring the troops he promised to honor.

    7. Misinformation about economic re-openings. Biden claims credit for the ongoing economic recovery. But when several Republican-led states opted to drop their mask mandates and other coronavirus restrictions in March, Biden accused them of “Neanderthal thinking,” saying that their decision to drop mandates was “a big mistake.” Instead of going up, coronavirus cases in those states declined — and jobs also soared, for which Biden has falsely taken credit.

    8. Misinformation about Trump and Lafayette Square. Biden claimed repeatedly that President Trump used tear gas to clear peaceful protesters from Lafayette Square last June so that he could have a “photo-op” at which he held a Bible upside-down. Not one bit of that was true, but Biden repeated it again in the wake of the January 6 Capitol riot, stoking divisions that led to Trump’s second failed impeachment. In June, an inspector general’s report cleared Trump entirely.

    9. Misinformation about Hunter Biden’s laptop and Russian “misinformation.” The Biden campaign told reporters that stories about Hunter Biden’s laptop were “Russian misinformation.” In fact, the stories turned out to be true, showing that Hunter Biden had set up meetings with his father and his foreign business partners, and that he had sought overseas business opportunities using his father’s name. Biden’s claims were “misinformation” designed to mislead the electorate.

    10. Misinformation about Republicans and “Jim Crow.” Biden has repeatedly referred to Republican-backed ballot integrity legislation as the new “Jim Crow,” accusing states like Georgia and Texas of trying to disenfranchise black voters. In fact, many of these new voting laws expand opportunities to vote, and are more liberal than the restrictive voting laws in Biden’s home state of Delaware. Biden’s slander is designed to stoke racial tensions for political gain.

  8. "The vaccine is safe." "These antidepressants are safe and will help you." "Here take these opioids". "Here buy these cigarettes." Soda is cheaper than water. Fast food is easier to get than fresh fruit. – Big government.

  9. There is a lot of politics related lying going on in this country these days like never before. Its like a significant portion of our society has been infected by a contagious psychopath who has taught them that truth is meaningless. It sure feels a lot like the lunatics are taking over the asylum and the most frustrating part of how undisturbed even the so called decent political players are as the frog is steadily boiling in the pot

  10. Excellent topic. The best way to counter misinformation in a world of Covid 19 is to throw out your tv decoder and your tv set, don.t listen to the radio and avoid any mainstream online media pronouncements. Then you should be quite safe.

  11. The Dems have the media in their front pockets. Should the vaccine become unconstitutionally mandated, there's a chance that law enforcement will be knocking on doors, or even in public threatening to arrest anyone who doesn't comply with direct 'dictatorship-like' orders. My comment is nothing to shake your head or roll your eyes about. This is serious, very possible and an exceptionally scary thought. I am, by no means, a Trumpster.

  12. lol even the inFLUencers on Instagram are sharing their horror stories of what this vaccine has done to them. The MEDIA, like NBC is the number 1 spreader of dangerous misinformation. Please don't get that mixed up.

  13. Vaccines help stop the virus from spreading , it also stop people from dying . Polio , measles, chicken pox, all these viruses are coming back because people don’t get vaccinated. The people need to be informed about it and they need to talk to doctors about the vaccines, not by social media, because they spread false conspiracies about the vaccines.

  14. Well it’s simple… they must be “Safe and Effective” if even vaccinated people are getting IT.
    And to everyone that says “No vaccine is 100% you can still get infected and spread it!”
    **Smallpox, Polio, Rubella, Mumps and Measles- have entered the chat**

    Your desired narrative is disintegrating.

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