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COVID-19 misinformation is Idaho's other pandemic

A nurse wearing a medical gown and facemask grabs equipment from a cart before going into a patient's room.
Gustavo Sagrero
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Boise State Public Radio
A nurse at North Canyon dons PPE before going into a COVID patient's hospital room.

Misinformation has been a central component of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how some Idaho health leaders interpret its influence, and how that's caught Idaho's health system, and Idahoans, off guard.