What Does SWIMMERS Mean?

SWIMMERS means "People Vaccinated Against COVID-19."

The word swimmers is used in anti-vaccination internet communities to refer to anyone who has been vaccinated against COVID-19.

The origins of the use of swimmers in this context are unclear. However, it is an example of algospeak, which is the abbreviation, deliberate misspelling, or substitution of words in order to bypass automated content moderation systems.

Further information on COVID-19 can be found on the WHO's website: Advice for the public: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Summary of Key Points

"People Vaccinated Against COVID-19" is the most common definition for SWIMMERS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:People Vaccinated Against COVID-19
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