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Biden Said COVID Vaccine Misinformation on Social Media is ‘Killing' People

Half of all Americans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but health officials say misinformation continues to hinder vaccination efforts and are calling on social media companies to do more to address it. Health experts — such as Ricardo Correa, MD, director of Diversity for Graduate Medical Education and director for the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at the College of Medicine – Phoenix — agree more needs to be done to combat misinformation online.

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Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 593 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,400 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.