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The Kids + Podcast

The Kids + Podcast is an evidence-based, family-focused look at health, wellness, policy, and advocacy for children. In an age of fake news, alternative facts, and the rampant, dangerous spread of medical misinformation, we’re here to keep it real, to make you think, and to take science back — one episode at a time.

Feb 18, 2022

Data scientist and financial crimes investigator Jake Oakley -- who was, until recently, a very vocal, and very public, anti-COVID-vaccine activist -- talks with remarkable clarity and insight about his "defection" from that way of thinking, his emergence from a childhood steeped in conspiracy theories, and the work he does now to fight online mis- and disinformation.