To combat misinformation on such an important issue as vaccinations, Pinterest has removed all links from the search results except
What has changed
“As a rule, there is more affordable andvisually convincing misinformation about health than scientifically based magazine articles on the merits of vaccines. In addition, we found that some health misinformation providers have a financial incentive, ”said Ifeoma Ozoma, Pinterest public relations manager.
Now, upon requests like “vaccine safety,” “vaccines,” and the like, results from WHO, the Vaccine Safety Network, the American Academy of Pediatricians, and the CDC will be shown.