Manipulations Around COVID-19 Vaccine

Manipulations with COVID-19 vaccine

💥Vaccination from COVID-19 remains the hottest issue of public discussion – and a target of massive manipulations.🦠COVID “infodemic” went beyond the conspiracies on the origins of the disease, mask debates and recommendations of remedies, which may be ineffective at best and plain dangerous at worst. It has also given some authoritarian governments – including a Russian one - an opportunity to embark on political campaigns to whitewash their image. ❗The Kremlin continues exploiting vaccination for many goals, from undermining trust towards Western vaccines and healthcare systems to pushing for the end of sanctions. 🔍Check out our latest video to find out more about vaccine as a political tool and a role local agents of influence play in promoting it. Keep calm and check your sources – particularly when it comes to your health! #vaccine2021 #vaccineVSpropagandaМіністерство охорони здоров'я України Міністерство закордонних справ України / MFA of Ukraine UkraineWorld Stopfake DFRLab Texty.org.ua Political Capital (HU) GlobalFocus Center International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda Georgian Institute for Security Policy GISP Myth Detector NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence Atlantic Forum EU vs Disinformation Disinfo_Digest

Posted by Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group/UCMC on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Vaccination from COVID-19 remains the hottest issue of public discussion – and a target of massive manipulations.

COVID “infodemic” went beyond the conspiracies on the origins of the disease, mask debates and recommendations of remedies, which may be ineffective at best and plain dangerous at worst. It has also given some authoritarian governments – including a Russian one – an opportunity to embark on political campaigns to whitewash their image. 

The Kremlin continues exploiting vaccination for many goals, from undermining trust towards Western vaccines and healthcare systems to pushing for the end of sanctions.