In USA Today, Miller connects the viral spread of misinformation and measles

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In a commentary published by USA Today, NLP founder and CEO Alan C. Miller connects the viral pandemic of misinformation and the rapidly increasing growth in the number of measles cases across the United States and around the world. He notes that decisions and actions based on false information may pose real dangers — and, in the case of decisions about vaccination, can have life-or-death consequences.

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