Misinformation on Covid-19 vaccines really is prevalent! We read, over the weekend, an analysis by one Dr Joseph Mercola, claiming that vaccines do not work because in the UK and Israel, the majority of those currently hospitalised are fully vaccinated. He very cleverly argues his case using carefully curated data, including from reliable sources such as Public Health England (see Chart 1). This is the chart that is being shared widely on social media. It is frightening, isn’t it, that vaccines are apparently failing to protect people?

As we have written before, Covid-19 is a very emotional subject for most. We think this is why even very intelligent people looking at this chart are quick to jump to conclusions and believe in the worst, without taking pause to think it through.

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