Misinformation Costs Lives
Last updated 1/4/2021 at 3:55pm
One of the more discouraging aspects of 2020 was the willingness of millions of Americans to abdicate their ability to reason and accept, without question, false or misleading information. The widespread acceptance of misinformation about COVID-19 has resulted in the loss of thousands of lives.
Not soon after COVID-19 reached our shores, some purveyors of misinformation pronounced it a hoax. For COVID-19 to be a hoax would require our local health department, our medical professionals and even our politicians, including President Trump, who went to Walter Reed Hospital to receive treatment...