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The growing spread of rumors, misinformation and disinformation about science, medicine, and the FDA, is putting patients and consumers at risk. We’re here to provide the facts.
Don't be misled by misinformation.
Watch how to identify and help stop the spread of health misinformation.
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COVID-19 Fact: COVID-19 vaccines cannot give you COVID-19 or mpox. Learn more.
Sunscreen Fact: There's no such thing as waterproof sunscreen. Learn more.
Dietary Supplements Fact: Dietary supplements are not FDA-approved to treat or prevent disease. Learn more.
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We face the challenge of an overabundance of information related to our public health. Some of this information may be false and potentially harmful.
Inaccurate information spreads widely and at speed, making it more difficult for the public to identify verified facts and advice from trusted sources, such as the FDA.
However, everyone can help to stop the spread. If you see content online that you believe to be false or misleading, you can report it to the applicable platform: