Webinar Recording: Social Media Interventions and Vaccine Hesitancy
The International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) hosted a webinar on February 9, 2021, “Social Media Interventions and Vaccine Hesitancy.”
Description: This webinar presentation shared how misinformation spreads over social media platforms and creates vaccine hesitancy. The public’s trust in vaccine safety and effectiveness are key to maintaining immunization coverage and protecting at-risk populations from preventable diseases. Immunization and communications experts discussed what action is needed to prevent anti-vaccine efforts from spreading over social media networks, and what challenges the infodemic poses to public health efforts internationally.