As the Covid-19 Pandemic Continues, Facebook Bans Ads Discouraging Vaccination

The platform is also promoting information on how to get a flu shot

A blue glove holding a vaccine with the Facebook logo
Facebook won't allow ads discouraging vaccines from now on. Sources: Facebook, iStock

Facebook will no longer accept ads that discourage people from getting vaccines, the company said in a statement Tuesday. It’s part of a larger push toward reliable information about vaccines amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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