(by Christina Maas | Claim the Web) – Chelsea Clinton is part of a group pushing for the World Health Organization (WHO) to have more power to manage future pandemics. The recommendation was made in a 12-page paper published in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet.
The group also wants the WHO to “address misinformation” online. However, during the pandemic, public health officials and organizations have refuted some claims that have turned out to be true, making them unreliable “authoritative” sources of information.
“Around the world, misinformation and disinformation campaigns have spread rapidly across social media platforms,” the report states.
“A World Health Assembly resolution could call for specific actions to address misinformation, such as sustained national health literacy campaigns, tailored to communities and developed and implemented in close collaboration with civil society.” Read the full article >