The office website of Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy says he is the Nation's Doctor note the capitalization providing Americans with the best scientific information on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury, according to The Japan Times. With the nation gorging on politics, this mission statement becomes an invitation to political advocacy. Many people, finding insufficient satisfaction in just doing their jobs, grasp for the prestige and excitement of becoming political performers. Murthy advocates a whole-of-society effort to stop what he calls an infodemic of health misinformation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a housing policy the eviction moratorium and Murthy, too, has an expansive policy agenda. So, a category of speech is comparable to an infectious disease something government should urgently eradicate. (news.financializer.com).
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