Modern Healthcare: Health systems, tech giants tackle COVID-19 misinformation
Earlier this month, it was brought to our attention that a fake memo with our old Saint Luke's logo was circulating around the globe with misinformation on preventive measures against COVID-19 that could potentially be dangerous. It stated that alcohol consumption, particularly vodka, would prevent a person from contracting COVID-19, which is not true.
"We recognized that it was really essential for us to take immediate action," Jani Johnson, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City CEO, said. "It's potentially dangerous information, and we wanted to combat that and get in front of it quickly."
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