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Biden goes after medical misinfo
YouTube rolled out new features Monday to prevent the spread of medical misinformation, including “health information panels” to identify the sources of videos and other context. It also rolled out a new filter to highlight videos from authoritative sources in health care. The moves follow a series of efforts by the Biden administration to highlight the scourge of health misinformation, including last week’s advisory from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and a more blunt pronouncement by President Biden, who accused Facebook of failing to police conspiracy theories.
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