Protesters march during an anti-lockdown rally in Sydney on July 24. Photo: AAP Image via DPA
Protesters march during an anti-lockdown rally in Sydney on July 24. Photo: AAP Image via DPA
Robyn J. Whitaker
Opinion

Opinion

Robyn J. Whitaker

‘The blood of Jesus is my vaccine’: how a fringe group of Christians has hijacked faith, undermining the fight against Covid-19

  • On social media, a small number of Christians are offering a pastiche of biblical symbols to link the idea of Jesus’s blood and protection from illness
  • An expert says that appealing to people’s beliefs in spreading vaccine misinformation is particularly potent and such views can be extremely hard to combat

Protesters march during an anti-lockdown rally in Sydney on July 24. Photo: AAP Image via DPA
Protesters march during an anti-lockdown rally in Sydney on July 24. Photo: AAP Image via DPA
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