Dr Sherri Tenpenny was targeted in a UNICEF report on how parents are choosing to not vaccinate their children in eastern Europe. The studied web sites and social media to determine who is leading opposition to inoculations.
The study also aims to answer the questions of why parents are refusing vaccinations. Which concerns are greatest in the minds of those refusing inoculations was also addressed.
The working paper states parents are using social media to determine whether or not to inoculate their children. Blogs were also found to be a major resource for people critical of vaccine safety or effectiveness.
Analysis of Internet traffic related to inoculations was extensive. UNICEF was able to track keyword strings, volume of traffic, how the data was shared and more.
Critics charge the study tagged any group posting material critical of even a single medicine as “anti-vaccine.”
The UNICEF report lead with a quote from Mark Twain “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes” Eluding that the vaccine information provided by Dr Tenpenny was untrue
The reported identified several people groups they say lead opposition to widespread inoculations.
One of these is Dr Sherri Tenpenny, a medical doctor and researcher who has often been critical of vaccinations. Doctor Tenpenny is also an author, having written books concerning the hazards associated with vaccines.
Dr Tenpenny is also a regular guest onRadio Show, with Joyce Riley.