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Why Twitter should let verified health experts report COVID-19 misinformation on the platform, according to 3 physicians

Twitter offers few tools for knowledgeable users to combat the abundant — and sometimes deadly — misinformation spreading on the platform. Twitter doesn't c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2020

Next Avenue: After COVID-19, what is the future of health care for older Americans?

Here’s what experts forecast regarding telehealth and physicians specializing in geriatrics post-pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 5th, 2020

Facebook combats COVID-19 misinformation with facts from health experts at top of news feeds

Facebook combats coronavirus misinformation with resources and real-time updates from public health authorities on COVID-19 at the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 18th, 2020

The World Health Organization joined TikTok to post "reliable" advice about the coronavirus amid a stream of memes and misinformation

WHO/TikTok The World Health Organization joined TikTok on Friday, and is using the social video platform to share information about the coronavirus.  It has so far posted two videos: one offering COVID-19 prevention t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 1st, 2020

Business leaders want changes to New York"s health-care system

A group of New York business leaders say that want changes in New York’s health-care planning, financing and delivery system in the wake of Covid-19. The Partnership for New York City and Deloitte Consulting created a report, "Toward a Resili.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2020

Twitter makes moves to stop spread of election misinformation

Twitter Inc. says it is taking steps to stop the spread of election misinformation -- the latest social-media platform to do so. The company's push is to protect "critical .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2020

Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 210,000 as doctors say Trump’s comments on COVID-19 are sending the wrong message

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed above 210,000 on Tuesday, as doctors and health experts lamented President Donald Trump’s latest comments on COVID-19, with many fearing they are sending the wrong message to the American public......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2020

Key Words: Trump tweets, ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid,’ sparking heated Twitter exchanges

The coronavirus has killed roughly 210,000 Americans, and millions more with the virus don’t have the health-care benefits Trump does......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2020

Key Words: Trump tweets ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid,’ sparking heated Twitter exchanges

The coronavirus has killed roughly 210,000 Americans, and millions more with the virus don’t have the health-care benefits Trump does......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2020

Misinformation on the president"s health once again shows America is fighting an "infodemic" during the coronavirus pandemic

Americans are searching for truth about the president's health but in the thick of an "infodemic" he exacerbated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 4th, 2020

Table of Experts: Future of Health Care — Meeting Patients Where They Are

Like many crises before it, the pandemic exposed both the strengths and the weaknesses of the systems it tested. In health care, COVID-19 demonstrated the industry’s agility and ability to adapt quickly, such as the increased use of telemedicine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2020

A third of American parents say they won"t get their kids flu shots this year, despite the looming threat of flu season during COVID-19

Experts have warned that simultaneous flu and COVID-19 cases could overwhelm healthcare systems and spark a further public health crisis in the US. A pat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 28th, 2020

California companies must report Covid-19 cases to health officials, under new law

Under one of the laws signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, employers face stricter requirements to report workplace Covid-19 cases to health authorities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2020

Companies must report Covid-19 cases to health officials, under new law

Under one of the laws signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, employers face stricter requirements to report workplace Covid-19 cases to health authorities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2020

A Word from the Experts: To defeat COVID-19, ‘we need a unified national strategy,’ says public health expert Dr. Howard Koh

Dr. Howard Koh knows what it’s like to be a government official running a pandemic response......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2020

A Word from the Experts: To defeat Covid-19, ‘we need a unified national strategy,’ says public health expert Dr. Howard Koh

Dr. Howard Koh knows what it’s like to be a government official running a pandemic response......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2020

Study: Washington is No. 1 state to work during the pandemic

The Oxfam report measured unemployment supports, worker protections and health care. All data was based on policies and laws that went into effect during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

Coronavirus update: Health experts express alarm at CDC change in testing guidelines that exclude asymptomatic patients

Health experts expressed alarm Wednesday at the news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidance on testing for COVID-19 and will no longer recommend a test for people who show no symptoms......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 26th, 2020

NerdWallet: Report card: Which hotel brands have adapted best to COVID-19?

We rated major hotel chains on their health and social distancing policies, along with their flexibility on bookings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 25th, 2020

CandiDate founder launches new venture she calls "Uber for phone interviews"

Vette lets companies outsource phone screening interviews to verified experts via its tech platform......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2020

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation (TWTR)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020