‘Constituent Covid-19 apocalypses: contagious conspiracism, 5G, and viral vaccinations’

  title={‘Constituent Covid-19 apocalypses: contagious conspiracism, 5G, and viral vaccinations’},
  author={Tristan Sturm and Thomas Albrecht},
  journal={Anthropology \& Medicine},
  pages={122 - 139}
Abstract The uncertainties and scale of the Covid-19 pandemic has mobilised global anxieties and insecurities, and many cultural groups have conjuncturally embedded conspiracy theories within millennial and apocalyptic thought to explain and find meaning in the pandemic. The apocalypse lends itself well to conspiratorial thinking because conceptually it is flexible enough to reflect any crisis. To this end, the global development of Covid-19 conspiracism is what the authors term ‘contagious… 
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