YouTube Bans Videos With Misinformation About Any Vaccine
Provided By - Video Elephant on September 29, 2021
YouTube has said it will remove videos that claim approved vaccines are dangerous.
The platform will take down any content claiming that vaccines do not reduce the transmission of diseases.
Videos that claim vaccines cause autism, cancer and infertility will also be removed.
Today’s policy update is an important step to address vaccine and health misinformation on our platform, and we’ll continue to invest across the board, YouTube Blog Post.
YouTube will also ban prominent anti-vaccine activists such as Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Joseph Mercola.
The platform already had a similar ban on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
Now the policy has been expanded to approved vaccines such as those against measles and hepatitis B