Lessons for COVID-19 from Debunking Vaccine Denialism (S03 Ep09)
Anthropologist Heidi Larson has a new book titled, Stuck: How Vaccine Rumors Start — and Why They Don’t Go Away, which explains how logic and science alone cannot debunk vaccine denialism, and we explore how addressing the root 21st century cultural causes of distrust of medicine can help us overcome deliberate misinformation in the global fight against COVID-19.
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