Anti-Vax Posts Against Future COVID-19 Vaccine Steadily Increasing on Social Media, Researchers Warn

Misinformation about a vaccine linked to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is "steadily rising" on social media, experts say.

The warning comes from a team of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) researchers who unveiled a new academic paper this week—(S)pin the Flu Vaccine: Recipes for Concern—analyzing content about the flu vaccine on the photo-based site Pinterest.

Mainstream social networks have ramped up efforts to stop the spread of vaccine lies, but one researcher...