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America’s doctors warn Google, Twitter, and Facebook: Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing tech platforms

Business Insider:

  • The American Medical Association (AMA) is worried that anti-vaxxers are weaponizing the world’s biggest social media platforms, including Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
  • Parents often use these platforms to spread misinformation about vaccine dangers that aren’t real.
  • Doctors say the content is having a dangerous impact on the number of vaccinated people in America, and that could have deadly consequences.
  • “It is important that people be aware not just that these diseases still exist and can still debilitate and kill, but that vaccines are a safe, proven way to protect against them,” the AMA letter states…” [h/t Pete Weiss]

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