Medical Health Cluster


Washington Medical Board Charges Doctor for Spreading COVID Misinformation

Misinformation regarding COVID-19 has been cited as a public health threat since the beginning of the worldwide pandemic. Doctors and professional organizations are standing guard, hoping to protect patients from any harm that results from mistruths spread by colleagues. Case in point: Several physicians and the American Board of Pathology […]

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Pandemic Lessons: Rebuild Trust, Stop Misinformation, AMA Prez Says

Dr Gerald E. Harmon Looking beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, Gerald E. Harmon, MD, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), on Thursday called for five actions to “fix our ailing health system, rebuild trust [in science and experts], and better respond to the next public health emergency.” Speaking at the […]

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Spotify Pressured to Stop Joe Rogan COVID Misinformation

More than 250 medical professionals have signed an open letter urging Spotify to stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation, specifically calling out the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) podcast. The letter said Rogan has “repeatedly spread misleading and false claims,” such as discouraging young people to get vaccinated, incorrectly claiming mRNA vaccines are […]

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