COVID-19 anti-vaxxers are still able to find ways to spread fake information about vaccination so that more people would be discouraged.
This is the reason why many giant social media platforms, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other big names, are releasing features that could thoroughly check posts for possible misleading content.
Aside from these giant tech firms, various government departments and health agencies are also making their own efforts to explain further why getting vaccinated is really important in the United States and other parts of the globe.
Right now, they are focusing on getting more people to get COVID-19 vaccine jabs since the new Delta and Lambda variants began appearing in different countries, including the U.S. However, it seems love anti-vaxxers found a way to use CDC's COVID-19 outbreak report to spread misinformation on various social media platforms.
COVID-19 Anti-Vaxxers Use CDC's Outbreak Report
According to USA Today's latest report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newest COVID-19 outbreak report claimed that 74% of infected individuals are already vaccinated. Since the statement is somewhat negative for other people, anti-vaxxers decided to use the health agency's statement to argue against vaccination.
However, various medical experts claimed that spreading fake news on different social media platforms is misleading without more context. They explained that a COVID-19 vaccine's main goal is to prevent the individual from suffering severe symptoms, leading to death.
Medical research reiterated that although these medicines could still prevent the actual infection, it is still not that effective. On the other hand, they also explained that only a few vaccines work well against Delta, a new COVID-19 strain responsible for around %93 of the new infection cases in the United States.
In other news, some experts claimed that COVID-19 symptoms could be lessened using cholesterol medicines. Aside from these, the so-called monoclonal antibody treatment is now being developed to reduce serious coronavirus health complications.
Young People Now at Risk!
CNN US Edition reported that the rising COVID-19 variants are now making young people more vulnerable to the novel coronavirus. Medical researchers explained that this sudden change becomes more alarming as schools in the United States are about to open.
Since this is the case, they now require 12 years old and young students to wear masks because they still can't have the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Written by: Griffin Davis