NJ Spotlight News

The role of social media in spread of vaccine misinformation

Clip: 09/30/2021 | 3m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Researchers have for years pointed to the sharing of misinformation on social networks as a key factor in vaccine hesitation. YouTube this week announced it will ban the accounts of several prominent anti-vaccine activists in line with policies being enforced by Facebook and Twitter. We interview Dr. Corey Basch, chair of the public health department at William Paterson University on the issue.

Aired: 09/30/21

Rating: NR

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