Government Role in Regulating Vaccine Misinformation on Social Media Platforms

JAMA Pediatrics
November 2019, Vol 173, No. 11, Pages 1007-1115
http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

 

Viewpoint
Government Role in Regulating Vaccine Misinformation on Social Media Platforms
Y. Tony Yang, ScD, LLM, MPH; David A. Broniatowski, PhD; Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, PhD
JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173(11):1011-1012. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.2838
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of balancing free speech against harms caused by vaccine misinformation on social media platforms and what the government’s role could potentially be in combating misinformation.