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National Talkblack 190521

We had:

Emma Shanahan who is studying her bachelor of nursing and is a part time enrolled nurse at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre in Hobart talking about the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives national series conference in Tasmania.

Senior Constable Nicole O’Rourke from Edmonton Police joining Trev in the studio.

Associate Professor Holly Seale from UNSW Medicine & Health’s School of Population Health and senior author of the study ‘COVID-19 vaccine rumors and conspiracy theories: The need for cognitive inoculation against misinformation to improve vaccine adherence.’ The study revealed over 103 million people globally liked, shared, retweeted or reacted with an emoji to misinformation and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines. In 2020, a social media post claiming, “a new vaccine for COVID-19 will alter a person’s DNA and result in them becoming genetically modified” was circulated on Facebook accounts in Australia. Up until August 21, 2020, this false claim had attracted 360 shares and was viewed 32,000 times.

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