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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 8: Misinformation + Vaccines

Podcast

Dr. Caroline Aura and Yael Berman highlight the challenges associated with addressing vaccine misinformation in communities.

Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Community Conversations on Vaccines, presented by Immunization Advocates, explores issues related to vaccines and immunization in low- and middle-income countries through discussions with on-the-ground professionals in those communities, including health workers, journalists and researchers.

 Vince Blaser and Francesca Montalto join Dr. Caroline Aura, a research scientist at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and Sabin Behavioral and Research Grant program partner, and Yael Berman, a fact-checking reporter for AFP in Brazil, to highlight the challenges associated with addressing vaccine misinformation in communities. Dr. Caroline talks about her new research that examines government and health system trust, while Yael shares how the infodemic has impacted her fact-checking and debunking work.

Full transcript (English)

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Connect with Yael on Twitter @yael_berman and Instagram @yaelbsz. Connect with Vozes da Floresta’s on Twitter @vozesfloresta_ and Instagram @vozesdafloresta_.

Read a fact check from Yael that received an award through the Infovacina program.