WaPo: Social Media Giants Are Struggling To Stop COVID Misinformation

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a warning last week that vaccine misinformation is leading to avoidable deaths and illness.

a tray of vaccine shots
A tray of vaccine shots pictured at a vaccination site in Chicago. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
a tray of vaccine shots
A tray of vaccine shots pictured at a vaccination site in Chicago. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

WaPo: Social Media Giants Are Struggling To Stop COVID Misinformation

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a warning last week that vaccine misinformation is leading to avoidable deaths and illness.

Reset checks in with The Washington Post for the latest on what social media giants like Facebook and YouTube are doing to fight the spread of COVID misinformation.

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