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COVID misinformation is harming patient outcomes, docs say in poll

Posted On: Mar. 30, 2023 9:57 AM CST

Seventy-two percent of physicians agree that misinformation has made it harder to treat COVID-19 patients and negatively affected patient outcomes, according to a new poll from Morning Consult, reports Becker’s Hospital Review. The poll also found that 44% of physicians estimated that more than half of all COVID-19 information they see, read or hear from patients is "medical misinformation.”