Wellness culture's link to COVID denialism
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a networked and affiliate-linked system of alternative health influencers took the stage. Some people who were once talking about everything from complementary care to mindfulness, meditation and transcendence were now pushing pseudoscientific conspiracy theories about the pandemic.
Today, we take a closer look at the connection between wellness culture and anti-vaccine, as well as anti-vaccine-passport, movements.
Matthew Remski is a journalist and co-host of the podcast Conspirituality, and he joins us to explain this interconnected dynamic.