ISD in the Media

 April 9, 2021 | WIRED

Arabic-Language Vaccine Misinformation Spreads Unchecked on Facebook

Moustafa Ayad and Ciaran O’Connors research on Arabic-language COVID vaccine misinformation on Facebook, which shows how conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines are rampant across Arabic-language Facebook entities, is exclusively covered in an article by Matt Burgess for WIRED.

Moustafa Ayad is the Executive Director for Africa, the Middle East and Asia at ISD.

Ciarán O’Connor is an Analyst at ISD, working in the Research and Policy unit.

You can find a range of their work in our publications section.