06/01/2023 08:34 PM | Click to read full article
It has become quite common for conspiracy theorists to cast doubts on any sudden celebrity deaths or accidents. A similar scenario is being played out after American football star Damar Hamlin suddenly collapsed on the field on Monday night (2 January). Even though the source of Hamlin’s illness remains unknown, anti-vaxxers have grabbed the opportunity to link his collapse to COVID-19 vaccines. Why has misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines spread after Damar Hamlin’s collapse?