Immunization Information on the Internet: Can you trust what you read?

Immunization Information on the Internet: Can you trust what you read?

A fact sheet, published May 2012, that helps people decide if vaccine information is accurate. There are 9 points that every navigator is advised to check: i) is it clear who owns the website? ii) does the website clearly state its purpose? iii) is the information on the website based on sound scientific study? iv) does information on the website make sense? v) does the website weigh evidence and describe the limits of research? vi) is the website filled with “junk science” or conspiracy theories? vii) are the people or groups giving you information online qualified to address the subject? viii) what is the website’s privacy policy? iv) does the website direct you to additional information?
Also 8 websites are recommended.

Countries:
Canada
Source:
Immunize Canada
Language:
English
Date of issue: