Anti-Vax Groups Still Thrive on Facebook, Despite Content Ban

Tens of thousands of Facebook users participate in groups that spread misinfo about vaccines — some with an odd religious bent

A protester holds an anti-vaccination sign. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

In a group called “Covid-19 vaccine adverse reaction testimonials,” one member bizarrely accused the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca of “facilitating Satanic ritual.”

The stakes have never been higher for Facebook.

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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