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The WSMA opposes the spread and dissemination of medical misinformation by physicians and other healthcare professionals, and recognizes the importance of evidence-based practice. (B-16, A-22)

The WSMA recognizes that providing misinformation regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, and other vaccines in general, contradicts physicians’ and other healthcare professionals’ ethical and professional responsibilities. (B-16, A-22)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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