On Twitter, anti-vaccination sentiments spread more easily than pro-vaccination sentiments

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:30 in Health & Medicine

On Twitter, a research team tracked the pro-vaccine and anti-vaccine messages about a new vaccine for combating a virus strain responsible for swine flu, and then observed how Twitter users expressed their own sentiments about the vaccine. The results may help health officials improve strategies for vaccination-awareness efforts.

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