How to Fight Fake News on Vaccines

How To Fight Fake News On Vaccines Nytimes

Affiliation: The New York Times

This video explains how misinformation spread about the HPV vaccine and how one woman with cervical cancer fought to reverse that spread of misinformation. The narrator of the video argues that because belief in medical misinformation comes from an emotional response frightening stories, the antidote to medical misinformation is not more scientific papers in medical journals but rather winning people's hearts.

Keywords: Computer Science , Memes , Misinformation/Disinformation , Tech Ethics