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Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are 'killing people' with Covid misinformation

4 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia explains why she agrees with President Joe Biden's assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people.
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Biden: Social media platforms 'killing people' with misinfo

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines.
Biden's comments came a day after U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared misinformation about the vaccines a threat to public health, and as U.S. officials advised that deaths and serious illness from the virus are almost entirely preventable because of the vaccines.
Biden, asked if he had a message for platforms like Facebook where false or misleading information about the coronavirus vaccines has spread, told...
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Biden on COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook: 'They're killing people'

Biden on COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook: 'They're killing people'

4 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

President Joe Biden said Facebook and other platforms are "killing people" by allowing misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines to spread.
“The only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and that's - they're killing people,” Biden said Friday on the south lawn of the White House.
During a press briefing on Friday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki referred to it as "a life or death issue."
“We're dealing with a life or death issue here and so everybody has a role to play in making sure there's accurate information,” Psaki said. “They're a private sector company. They're gonna...
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