Conspiracy theories and misinformation around the COVID-19 pandemic have muddied conversations about the virus, and changed the way some people are reacting to it. The internet has made it easier than ever for unreliable sources to give the illusion of authority, and the culture wars have left some with an intense distrust of science.
Today we dive into some of the conspiracies and false claims that continue to have an impact, in Indiana and across the country.
Produced by Drew Daudelin
Director of Epidemiology Education, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware