WHO Welcomes Facebook’s Pledge To Direct Users To Accurate Vaccine Information

U.N. News: U.N. health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral
“The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums. Following months of discussions between WHO and Facebook on the spread of inaccuracies when it comes to immunization, the social media giant has vowed to direct millions of users to ‘WHO’s accurate and reliable vaccine information in several languages, to ensure that vital health messages reach people who need them most,’ WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebryesus said in a statement…” (9/5).
Additional coverage on the effort is available from CNBC and Reuters.

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