Fake news is likely to be causing some people from the UK's South Asian communities to reject the Covid vaccine, a doctor has warned.
Dr Harpreet Sood, who is leading an NHS anti-disinformation drive, said it was "a big concern" and officials were working "to correct so much fake news". He said language and cultural barriers played a part in the false information.
Dr Sood, from NHS England, said officials were working with South Asian role models, influencers, community leaders and religious leaders to help debunk myths about the vaccine.
Much of the disinformation surrounds the