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Authorities can be swayed by online health misinformation

Despite efforts to combat misinformation, a Kansas case illustrates the ways in which online health misinformation can sway authorities, including doctors and the police, who are charged with protecting the vulnerable.  

"Content moderation can really help curb what informs the decisions that people make," says BKC affiliate Nat Gyenes. “But at the same time, people who want or are determined to look for other misinformation will find it on the internet.”

Read more in NBC News

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