Chicago Innovators: Local Epidemiologist Battles COVID Misinformation On TikTok

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In this Aug. 26, 2021, file photo, an information sign is displayed at a department store in Rosemont, Ill. Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press
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In this Aug. 26, 2021, file photo, an information sign is displayed at a department store in Rosemont, Ill. Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press

Chicago Innovators: Local Epidemiologist Battles COVID Misinformation On TikTok

UIC epidemiologist Katrine Wallace is finding innovative ways to combat COVID-19 misinformation. Her latest endeavor: TikTok fame. With 184,000 followers and 3.3 million likes, Dr. Katz is using the platform to debunk myths and encourage vaccinations.

GUEST: Katrine Wallace, epidemiologist at the University of Illinois, Chicago; TikTok @epidemiologistkat