People with a greater belief in conspiracy theories related to the pandemic were more likely to also think the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump.
14 percent believe monkeypox was intentionally released into the global population, while 30 percent say they aren’t sure.
U.S. polls indicate that up to a quarter of Americans believe COVID-19 was “intentionally planned by powerful people.”
Researchers found more Americans now believe the conspiracy theory that the virus was created for use as a biological weapon.
The study also finds that those who are skeptical about things they see on social media are more likely to spot misinformation.
The results uncovered that 65 percent of COVID conspiracy theories come from 12 of the most prominent anti-vaccine voices today.