Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Mayo Clinic held a press conference on Wednesday, February 17, to bring awareness to the spread of false information on social media concerning the COVID-19 vaccine. Klobuchar appeared with Mayo Clinic vaccination program co-director Dr. Melanie Swift and infectious disease specialist Dr. Andrew Badley who both also spoke on the subject.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Andrew D. Badley, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Andrew D. Badley, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Andrew D. Badley, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Andrew D. Badley, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Melanie Swift, M.D., an occupational medicine physician, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Melanie Swift, M.D., an occupational medicine physician, speaks during a press conference to highlight Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar waves after a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar waves after a press conference to highlight her recent letter to tech industry leaders around vaccine disinformation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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