A woman wears a respiratory mask over her eyes.

When Medical Misinformation Goes Viral

As transmissible as the coronavirus may be, the disinformation surrounding it for the past year has traveled just as quickly. Dr. Seema Yasmin, director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, joins host Krys Boyd to dispel common rumors and myths about science and medicine, and why facts still don’t tamp down lies. Her new book is “Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them.”