UK Health Service Chief Says ‘Phony News’ on Social Network Adds To Increase in Measles Cases

Opponents to efforts to remove philosophical exemptions from school-vaccine requirements rally outside the Washington Capitol, in Olympia, Wash., Wednesday, Feb. 20,2019.Photo: Rachel La Corte (AP)NHS England chief Simon Stevens is among the many officials publicly addressing the wave of social media campaigns spreading dangerous misinformation about vaccinations amid ongoing preventable outbreaks.Speaking at a health summit…

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NBC’s complimentary news streaming service, NBC News Now, will introduce in May

NBC will launch a free, streaming news service, called NBC News Now, in early May, which will include eight hours of daily programming and live hourly updates. The service, which was announced by NBC News president Noah Oppenheim at SXSW this weekend, will rival existing streaming news efforts from CBS and ABC, which today operate…

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