An analysis by NPR shows that since the vaccine rollout, counties that voted heavily for Donald Trump have had more than twice the COVID mortality rates of those that voted for Joe Biden.
Lee Merritt is a back surgeon with a long history of spreading COVID misinformation. But she renewed her medical license last month.
The site announced that videos that contain vaccine misinformation will be removed.
Simone Gold isn't alone. NPR found other physicians who retained their licenses despite spreading misinformation online and to the media about effective COVID-19 vaccines and unproven treatments.
Allie Henderson's friends, extended family, church and the community prayed for the popular young athlete and then celebrated her recovery. So why won't they follow her plea and get vaccinated?
The social network acknowledged it had held back a report about the most viewed content on its platform in the first three months of 2021.
The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, says misinformation will keep sowing mistrust and endangering lives unless all Americans do their part to fight it.
The system is designed to provide early warning of what might or might not be actual side effects. But anti-vaccine groups are bending the data to their own ends.
The coronavirus pandemic has created an opening for vaccine opponents to peddle alternative therapies, unproven cures and website subscriptions.
The social network says it will focus on groups, pages and accounts repeatedly sharing false claims about vaccines.
The social media giant says it will not allow tweets containing "unsubstantiated rumors, disputed claims" or promotion of "out of context information" about the vaccine.
Both social networks said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.