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Vivek Murthy

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Surgeon General doubles down on criticism of social media, says companies like Facebook need to’take responsibility’ for COVID-19 misinformation

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Sunday doubled down on his criticism of tech companies. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Murthy said companies "need to take responsibility" for the spread of COVID-19 misinformation. Murthy last week issued a 22-page advisory declaring misinformation a threat to public health. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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US Surgeon General says he’s’worried for what is to come’ and warns that’this pandemic is not over’

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said he is "worried about what is come" amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. "We are seeing increasing cases among the unvaccinated in particular," Murthy said on CNN's "State of the Union." His comments come as the Delta variant is hitting states with low vaccination rates. LoadingSomething is loading. ...