Did the Gates Foundation test new vaccines on poor people in the developing world without their consent and did young girls die as a result?

Research the issue.

  • If true, provide the evidence (with link) from a better source.
  • If false, provide evidence (with link), and explain why it spread.


Questions for discussion

  • Why do anti-vaccine stories spread so far and fast?
  • Who benefits for anti-vaccination stories?
  • How does corruption of expertise play int the anti-vaxx debate?
  • What can public health officials do to fight health misinformation?


  • Imagine your friend shares this.
    • What’s the harm?
    • How would you address it? Comment? DM? Your own post? What are the social risks? What are the benefits?