🎧 Who are the Doctors who Spread Disinformation and Why Do They Do It? Season 4 Episode 4

Eva & Daiva @ The Inoculation

Who are the Doctors Who Spread Disinformation and Why Do They Do It?
As Dr. Oz loses his bid for a seat in the US Senate and the American Board of Internal Medicine moves to strip a falsehood-spreading doctor’s qualifications, we look at the phenomenon of medical doctors spreading COVID-19 disinformation on both sides of the Atlantic.In this episode, we reference ou…

As Mehmet Oz loses his bid for a seat in the US Senate and the American Board of Internal Medicine moves to strip a falsehood-spreading doctor’s qualifications, we look at the phenomenon of medical doctors spreading COVID-19 disinformation on both sides of the Atlantic.

In this episode, we reference our earlier work:

- On homeopathy: https://www.theinoculation.com/homeopathy-a-pseudoscientific-gateway-to-anti-vaccine-views-and-covid-19-denialism/

- On a Swedish team that got an interview with Andrew Wakefield: https://www.theinoculation.com/how-anti-vaccination-movements-pull-parents-in/

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Links:

https://counterhate.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/210324-The-Disinformation-Dozen.pdf

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-017-0256-5

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dr-oz-shouldnt-be-a-senator-or-a-doctor/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/jan/27/anti-vaxxers-making-at-least-25m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

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