Vicente Planelles, PhD, on Combating the Misinformation About Vaccines on the Internet
In this podcast, Vicente Planelles, PhD, answers our questions about the factors contributing to the public's lack of trust in the medical community, the advice he gives to lay people who buy into "fake news," and the role health care practitioners play in reducing the spread of misinformation.
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- Mnookin S. The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy. New York, NY. Simon & Schuster. 2012. https://www.amazon.com/Panic-Virus-Behind-Vaccine-Autism-Controversy/dp/1439158657.
- Planelles V. Sacrificial Virgins video analysis. Published September 25, 2019. Accessed September 25, 2019. https://s3.amazonaws.com/Consultant/Editorials/sacrificial+virgins+HPV.pdf.
Vicente Planelles, PhD, is a professor in the Division of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, at the University of Utah School of Medicine.