YouTube announces new “certification” protocol for videos containing medical information; everything must align with WHO dictates
In a recent announcement, Dr. Garth Graham, YouTube’s global head of health, indicated that fresh attempts are being made to censor even more content on the Google-owned video streaming platform.
Making politicians their own protected class and shadow-banning unapproved content is just not cutting it anymore, Graham suggested.
“YouTube Health has been working on additional ways to help doctors, nurses, mental health professionals and healthcare information providers to [sic] bring high quality health information into the spaces that people visit throughout their day – like their favorite video-sharing app,” Graham wrote in a blog post.
The new plan involves allowing certain approved medical professionals to be labeled as “certified” or “reliable” on the platform – that way viewers know that they are “authoritative sources,” Graham revealed.
Any YouTube user, physician or otherwise, who spreads anything deemed as “medical misinformation” will not receive the “certified” or “reliable” label. Without that label, Graham and the other higher-ups at YouTube hope that viewers will pass on by and look for something else to watch.
YouTube has decided to become everyone’s doctor
The way a doctor can receive YouTube’s “certified” or “reliable” label is by submitting his or her medical license to the tech giant and swearing to follow the “best practices” set forth by groups like the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and the World Health Organization (WHO).
These three agencies, Graham’s post further explains, were directly involved in coming up with the new scheme. The three entities “developed these principles outlining key aspects of info sharing,” he says.
In addition to submitting one’s medical license and swearing to spread only government-approved health information, doctors and medical professionals on YouTube will also need to maintain an account in good standing and follow certain other mandates.
“In the coming months, eligible channels that have applied through this process will be given a health source information panel that identifies them as a licensed healthcare professional and their videos will appear in relevant search results in health content shelves,” Graham explained.
As you may recall, YouTube was already playing doctor before this when the platform censored interviews between popular podcaster Joe Rogan and cardiologist Dr. Peter McCullough, whom we have covered here on many occasions throughout the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) scamdemic.
That interview between Rogan and McCullough received a “medical misinformation” stamp by YouTube, which decided that what was said is not credible or reliable or authoritative.
YouTube was also caught censoring videos throughout the plandemic that questions the legitimacy of lockdowns and mask mandates, including those that presented actual science to back their claims.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was not only censored but banned by YouTube merely suggesting that face veils are not effective at curtailing the spread of the Fauci Flu – something that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also later said (why wasn’t the CDC’s YouTube account labeled as “misinformation?”).
To this very day, YouTube continues to censor videos and accounts that suggest hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and ivermectin can help safely treat or prevent coronavirus symptoms.
From now on, YouTube plans to censor or remove all “content that promotes diagnostic information that contradicts local health authorities or WHO.”
In essence, YouTube has made itself the world’s doctor. Anyone who uses the platform must adhere to its all-seeing, all-knowing dictates about medicine and health, no matter how misguided and unscientific its positions.
“As destructive and malicious as this is, it could prove extremely useful,” wrote a commenter about YouTube’s new censorship plans. “Once implemented, we will know that all medical information posted on YouTube is certified bullsquat.”