One in every 11 people in Britain say they trust David Icke’s take on the coronavirus pandemic, and people who believe covid conspiracies are much less likely to trust the vaccine too.
The full extent of the belief in coronavirus conspiracies and lockdown scepticism has been laid bare in research from the University of Bristol and King’s College London, who warned the prominence of such views and lack of trust in the official scientists constituted a ‘risk to public health’.
The research saw thousands of people quizzed over their views, attitudes and where they placed their trust during the covid pandemic, and showed a clear link between people who believed the virus was some kind of hoax, or the Government was overstating the covid risks as some kind of conspiracy with scientists, NHS staff, doctors and the media, were less likely to trust in the vaccine too.
And those covid conspiracists were also far more likely to have argued or fallen out with friends or family about covid, the lockdown or getting a vaccine.
The research was carried out in the month before Christmas, during the partial November lockdown, and the failed Tier system during December, and involved a study of 4,860 adults aged between 18 and 75.
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