Misinformation Alerts – Public Health Communications Collaborative

This website provides a regularly updated list of misinformation from many sources, such as social media, broadcast television, newspapers and magazines, news websites, online video, blogs, and more to help users generate effective messaging. These insights are based on a combination of automated media monitoring and manual review by public health data analysts. Each misinformation alert is categorized into one of the three recommended response levels: ignore, passive response, and direct response.

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Vaccination is one of public health’s most successful tools for preventing and controlling the spread of infectious diseases and, increasingly, cancers and chronic diseases too. Immunization is an effective and cost-efficient strategy that prevents sickness and death in all age groups and saves billions of dollars each year. The COVID-19 epidemic and recent outbreaks of measles and other preventable infectious diseases underscore the importance of vaccines and sustaining high vaccination rates. Work is needed to ensure that people of all ages receive a complete series of the vaccines they need.

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