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Table 1 Twitter searches performed in Talkwalker. Searches #1–13 were conducted over three months between January 01/01/2020 to March 31, 2020. Search #14 (not listed here) was a replicate of Search #1 conducted over the 12 months before March 31, 2020

From: Misinformation about spinal manipulation and boosting immunity: an analysis of Twitter activity during the COVID-19 crisis

#Search componentsSpecific search terms
1[procedures] OR [professions] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR chiro* OR physio* OR “physical therap*” OR naturo* OR osteo* OR napra*) AND immun*
2[procedures] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt) AND immun*
3[professions] AND [immun*](chiro* OR physio* OR “physical therap*” OR naturo* OR osteo* OR napra*) AND immun*
4[procedures] OR [chiropractic] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR chiro*) AND immun*
5[procedures] OR [physiotherapy] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR physio* OR “physical therap*”) AND immun*
6[procedures] OR [naturopathy] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR naturo*) AND immun*
7[procedures] OR [osteopathy] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR osteo*) AND immun*
8[procedures] OR [naprapathy] AND [immun*](adjust* OR manipulat* OR smt OR napra*) AND immun*
9[chiropractic] AND [immun*]chiro* AND immun*
10[physiotherapy] AND [immun*](physio* OR “physical therap*”) AND immun*
11[naturopathy] AND [immun*]naturo* AND immun*
12[osteopathy] AND [immun*]osteo* AND immun*
13[naprapathy] AND [immun*]napra* AND immun*