JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Physicians who spread misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine coul...

Board: Docs can lose license spreading faux vaccine info – Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Physicians who spread misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine could now have their license to practice medicine suspended or completely revoked, according to a new policy adopted by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure.The policy, adopted on Sept. 7, says that doctors have an “ethical and professional responsibility” to practice medicine in the best interest of their patients and share factual and scientifically-grounded information with them.“Spreading inaccurate COVID-19 vaccine information contradicts that responsibility, threatens to further erode public trust in the medical profession and puts all patients at risk,” the policy reads. The policy says whether …

 

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