Antivaccination movement exploits public’s distrust in scientific authorityBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6960 (Published 17 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6960
- Maya J Goldenberg, associate professor of philosophy
- Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Perera and colleagues urge us to learn from the surge of self-organising networks that are driving the rapid spread of antivaccination messages.1 Better than adopting the social media techniques of this so-called new power, the case for vaccination could get a needed boost by tackling the conditions that precipitated this challenge to the old knowledge order.
There is …