A report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center explains why the federal vaccine safety reporting system, or VAERS, should be renamed.
The policy center's spring 2023 ASAPH report finds that women of childbearing age are more likely than other adults to doubt the safety of vaccination against Covid-19 and flu during pregnancy.
An Annenberg Science Knowledge survey of over 1,600 U.S. adults finds that many have a base of knowledge about the flu, but misinformation about flu, Covid-19, and vaccination persists.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.
FactCheck.org has released its list of the Whoppers of '22, its annual review of the year's worst political and viral deceptions. Political appeals to fear were as popular as ever -- and Covid-19 misinformation continued to be a huge problem online.
The latest Annenberg Science Knowledge (ASK) national panel survey examines public knowledge and beliefs about the poliovirus, the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine booster, monkeypox, and other matters of public health.
A new panel study from APPC researchers shows that people who evinced a conspiracy mentality in 2019, prior to the pandemic, were subsequently more likely to believe Covid-19 conspiracy theories.
APPC is launching a science and health knowledge monitor comprising quarterly survey reports to track national levels of health knowledge and misinformation over time.
New article from APPC researchers shows misbeliefs about vaccine safety predicted hesitancy to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11, even among vaccinated U.S. adults.