HOW TO AVOID FAKE NEWS AND MISINFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES

"According to WHO and UNICEF, immunization saves 2 to 3 million lives every year and has prevented lifelong disabilities."

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Since the year 2020 started pandemics took place over the lives of many people.

Corona Virus which is Covid-19 took place all over the world, then the world also faces a global misinformation pandemic.

Psychology Today defines misinformation as information that is false, inaccurate, or misleading according to the best available evidence time.

One challenge that has been increasing is fake news and misinformation making challenges to other people to believe that Covid-19 vaccines help people from getting severe symptoms from Covid-19.

Maktoufi advises on fighting fake news and misinformation he said there is three steps process to use, check the source, check the author and check the content.

In 1976 Edward Jenner from England developed the first successful vaccine for smallpox.

In 1980 the World Health Organisation (WHO) finally announced that smallpox is dead, this shows us that the vaccine did work for smallpox and it does work for Covid-19.

When there are many vaccinated people in the world there is nowhere the virus can multiply itself and create delta variants because the vaccines help to reduce the risk of infection.

According to WHO and UNICEF, immunization saves 2 to 3 million lives every year and has prevented lifelong disabilities.

Scientists have proven that before the vaccine can be given to people they are tested on animals to evaluate its safety.

They must first undergo screening and evaluations to decide which antigen should be used to produce an immune response.

Using sites that are linked to peer-viewed scientific journals, it will make easier to locate studies that can provide the information you are looking for.

Use peer-reviewed journals such as Lancet, the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and Nature.

The Internews Covid-19 page provides credible resources of over 140 entries based on science explaining the science behind vaccines and other aspects of viruses and pandemics.

Search for evidence using research task (Google Scholar) it carries articles by scientists and academicians and policy experts, edited by journalists.

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