Can Celebrities Be Our Secret Weapon Against COVID-19?

Posted on AllSides October 24th, 2021
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ANALYSIS

Last month, we had the misfortune of hearing about Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s testicles when she tweeted (falsely) that his testicular swelling resulted from the COVID-19 vaccine. Public health experts around the world were quick to correct the misinformation, but the damage was done. Minaj has almost six times the number of Twitter followers than the CDC.

Millions likely saw her misinformation but missed the correction from health experts. Some may be likely to skip the vaccine because of it. You may be tempted to say celebrities should stop tweeting about the pandemic. We think...

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https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/political-minds/202110/can-celebrities-be-our-secret-weapon-against-covid-19

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