One year of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on Twitter

  title={One year of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on Twitter},
  author={Francesco Pierri and Matthew R. DeVerna and Kai-Cheng Yang and David Axelrod and John Bryden and Filippo Menczer},
Vaccinations play a critical role in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and other diseases. This study explores COVID-19 vaccine misinformation circulating on Twitter during 2021, when vaccines were being released to the public in an effort to mitigate the global pandemic. Our findings show a low prevalence of low-credibility information compared to mainstream news. However, most popular low-credibility sources had larger reshare volumes than authoritative sources such as the CDC and WHO. We… 

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