WASHINGTON POST: “‘If not us, then who?’ These doctors and nurses battle covid all day. Then they go online and fight misinformation.”

February 24, 2021

The Washington Post recently profiled several #ThisIsOurShot leaders, highlighting the important work to be done by health heroes to get out accurate, science-based information about COVID vaccines.

“‘Almost every waking second, minute and hour outside of work right now is being spent on digital engagement to build vaccine trust in our communities,’ said [Dr. Atul] Nakhasi, a primary care doctor who usually works at a clinic in Compton but has been deployed to nearby hospitals to help with staffing shortages. When it comes to combating misinformation online, he said, ‘we are flying the plane and building it at the same time.’”