Why Twitter should let health experts report COVID-19 misinformation

  • Twitter recently placed a warning label atop a tweet by President Trump in which he falsely claimed it to be less deadly than the seasonal flu, saying the tweet violated Twitter’s rules.
  • Still, Twitter currently offers no way for users to report information as false or violatory — finding and labeling misinformation seems to depend on Twitter conducting an internal review.
  • Christopher M. Worsham, Lakshman Swamy, and Rahul Ganatra are physicians who say Twitter should let verified health expert users flag false content for the company’s review.
  • They say this system could utilize the knowledge and people-power of thousands of doctors, and stop false information from rampantly spreading.
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Twitter placed a warning label atop a tweet by President Trump last week that contained misinformation about COVID-19: He falsely claimed it is less deadly than seasonal influenza. This week it applied the same label

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NHS England in talks on rollout of potential COVID vaccine from December: Pulse health website

(Reuters) – The National Health Service (NHS) is in talks with the British Medical Association (BMA) and others around mobilising the rollout of a potential COVID-19 vaccine from December, Pulse website for health professionals reported on Thursday.

There is optimism around the first cohorts being given a vaccine in December but there is a 50/50 chance of the vaccine being available by that time, Pulse https://bit.ly/3lQhtJt reported, citing a person close to the discussions.

Talks are taking place between NHS England, the BMA and other groups over who will administer vaccines and who will receive it first, Pulse reported, citing multiple sources.

The government had proposed in August to allow more healthcare workers to administer vaccines.

There is debate on whether the first people to be vaccinated will be care home patients and their staff, or health care professionals, including general practitioners.

NHS England, BMA and Department for Health and

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How Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Can Create Financial Health

Do you know people who always seem to do well financially, and others who are always struggling regardless of the economic times? What creates this difference in reality experience?

In general people don’t question their experience of reality. It is the ground we stand on to make sense of our world. It just is what is. Reality is what we see, experience, and feel. We experience it as something objective that is external to us, and that imposes itself on us.

But we are never experiencing reality directly. We are only experiencing a model of reality. That is because we define reality based on the information that our senses are picking up. But there are massive amounts of information that are bombarding our senses every moment, and it would be impossible to take all of it in. So we filter in a very small percentage of it, and filter out … Read More

How to Gauge the Health of Your Website Before Disaster Strikes

Today’s message is a friendly reminder that the Internet is one of the most dynamic places in the world. Yes, we may realize millions of people make legitimate searches on it every second of every day, but it’s easy to forget unscrupulous individuals and their malware are right beside them in significant numbers, too.

Keeping your website healthy and secure are the most essential maintenance and marketing issues in 2019, and a little preventive maintenance is worth a pound of cure.

Clients who come to me with a broken website, or a site that has poor performance, are often surprised to learn that…

  • their website has been hacked or compromised in some way
  • a lack of web server maintenance exposes security vulnerabilities
  • web server updates often break site plugins creating an increase in security vulnerabilities and performance issues
  • web server firewall setup and updates have been neglected, meaning your website
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In the Know: Health and Wellness Website Legalities

When Health Consulting Businesses are Legally Responsible

One thing the internet is infamous for is being a source of advice for our health and well-being.

It doesn’t matter where we turn there is someone with a website telling us what to do to lose weight, slow down ageing or treat our illnesses.

We all do it. We aren’t feeling well so we type our symptoms into “Dr. Google” and voila, thousands of results telling us we have everything from a common cold to 6 months to live. We then take our results in hand to our doctor and tell him what we have.

Sadly, professionals in the health care industry, doctors, therapists, dieticians and nutritionists all have an everyday fight with misinformation that is provided on the internet.

If you are a blogger and have some experience with health-related issues, you may want to share this information with the world.… Read More