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COVID-19 Vaccine Rumors and Conspiracy Theories: The Need for Cognitive Inoculation Against Misinformation to Improve Vaccine Adherence   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "Rumors and conspiracy theories, can contribute to vaccine hesitancy. Monitoring online data related to COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] vaccine candidates can track vaccine misinformation in real-time and assist in negating its impact. This study aimed to examine COVID-19 vaccine rumors and conspiracy theories circulating on online platforms, understand their context, and then review interventions to manage this misinformation and increase vaccine acceptance."

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2021-05-12
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2021 Islam et al. Posted here with permission. Document is under a Creative Commons license and requires proper attribution and noncommercial use to be shared: [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/]
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PLOS Journals: https://journals.plos.org/
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PLOS One (May 12, 2021), v.16 no.5
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