Anti-vaxxer misinformation goes viral in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Oct 8, 2020

Anti-vaxxer misinformation goes viral in the Philippines

Online misinformation is leaching out from cheap mobile phones and free Facebook plans used by millions in the Philippines, convincing many to reject vaccinations for polio and other deadly diseases. Childhood immunization rates have plummeted in the country — from 87 percent in 2014 to ...