A new study fins that curbing the spread of fake news, misinformation, and harmful advice surrounding the coronavirus can help save lives.
"Doomsday prepping" or stockpiling food, medicine, weapons and other supplies in case of an apocalyptic scenario has long been considered peculiar behavior only exhibited by conspiracy theorists and other extremists in the United States.
At her peak, Jess Kirby had 150,800 followers and began earning a "comfortable living" from the platform in 2016.
The revelation is now raising even more questions and doubts about the theory COVID-19 originated in animals before spreading to humans.
What drives people to read and then share a post with people they know comes down to a principle called value-based virality.
Predictably, concerns over vaccine safety and efficacy, or just a general distrust of science and doctors, continue to be the biggest reasons for vaccine hesitancy.