An employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpaAn employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpa
An employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpa

‘Anti-vax’ conspiracy theorists seize coronavirus moment to spread fake news

  • Anti-vaccine rhetoric is not new, but has gained huge visibility during the pandemic, according to experts
  • There is not yet a vaccine proven to combat Covid-19
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An employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpaAn employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpa
An employee of the German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, holds a syringe with which the first test person was injected with a possible coronavirus vaccine, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University Hospital of Tuebingen. Photo: dpa
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