Wright’s initial post, which has been retweeted more than 3,000 times, featured a link to the video along with the prayer hands emoji.
She then became involved in heated exchanges with users who accused her of spreading misinformation.
“It is not my intention to make anyone upset, nor am I saying don’t take it,” she wrote. “I’m just concerned about what’s in it that’s all. Isn’t that fair to question?”
The UK’s medicines regulator has approved the first vaccine, made by Pfizer and BioNTech, saying the process had been robust with safety considerations paramount. Regulators around the world are assessing the safety of that and other vaccines.
Wright stood by her comments after the backlash, adding: “If you don’t conform to popular opinions, but ask questions and think for yourself… you get cancelled.”
my intention was not to hurt anyone, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my concerns with what the vaccine contains and what we are putting in our bodies.
Last month, Labour called for financial and criminal penalties for social media firms that do not remove false scare stories about vaccines.
The BBC’s disinformation reporter Marianna Spring explained: “Baseless conspiracy theories about a coronavirus vaccine have been spreading on social media for months – and the latest vaccine news rekindled these pre-existing narratives online.
“Within hours of news breaking about the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, comments and memes suggesting it will deliberately harm us were popping up in local Facebook groups, parent chats and on Instagram.
“This kind of disinformation is worlds away from legitimate concerns that a vaccine is safe and properly tested.”
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