WHO DG Releases Statement About Efforts By WHO, Facebook To Address Vaccine Misinformation
WHO: Vaccine Misinformation: Statement by WHO Director-General on Facebook and Instagram
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus released a statement about efforts by WHO and Facebook to address vaccine misinformation. He writes, “The World Health Organization welcomes the commitment by Facebook to ensure that users find facts about vaccines across Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups, Pages, and forums where people seek out information and advice. Facebook will direct millions of its users to WHO’s accurate and reliable vaccine information in several languages, to ensure that vital health messages reach people who need them the most…” (9/4).