People who feel depressed are more likely to believe vaccine-related misinformation, according to a new study coauthored by a Rutgers researcher during a time when depression rates are higher due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open, found that people with moderate or greater symptoms of depression (such as little interest in doing things, trouble sleeping or concentrating, poor appetite or overeating, and feeling bad about yourself) were more likely to believe at least 1 of 4 false statements about COVID-19 vaccines. Those who believed the statements to be true were half as likely to be vaccinated. To read the full story.