2 weeks Vaccine reluctance linked to belief in virus hoaxes–study Inquirer
PARIS--Up to a third of people in certain countries may believe coronavirus misinformation and in turn be less open to immunization, scientists said Wednesday, warning that development of a vaccine "might not be enough". Researchers in Britain and the Netherlands conducted surveys in the UK, United States, Ireland, Mexico and Spain and found that while most people rejected Covid-19 conspiracy theories, some of these false stories had taken root in "substantial sections" of the population. The World Health Organization has warned that the pandemic has been accompanied by a damaging "infodemic" that has made it hard for people to cut ... more