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Public health’s next shot at fixing its data problem

Joan Donovan shares insights on the government's ability to control misinformation on social media.

"We have to address the misinformation question, because we are now at a point where misinformation is motivating people not to take action," Donovan said. "Social media provides for this massive broadcast capability that is highly regulated if you were to use television or print or radio, but for some reason, because the technology is the internet, ideologically people are wedded to this idea that it is somehow not in the jurisdiction of the government."

Read more in POLITICO.

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