Inoculation against disinformation

December 3, 2020

This webinar, as part of a three-part series, was hosted by the Sabin Vaccine Institute with Boost and UNICEF. A panel of experts discussed methods to combat misinformation, such as prebunking and debunking misinformation, through focusing on localized strategies. Speakers include Lucy Kanja, Expanded Program on Immunization Coordinator – Langata and Kibera sub-county, Kenya; Stephen Lewandowsky, University of Bristol and author of The Debunking Handbook; and Bright Simmons, founder, and president of mPedigree. Panelists discuss why efforts from all members of the community are required to successfully minimize the misinformation pandemic and outline several methods for intervention, adding their international expertise to the larger conversation in unique ways.