Tennessee Medical Board Scrubs Anti-Misinformation Policy From Site As GOPer Threatens Dissolution

SPRINGFIELD, TN - APRIL 18:  Medical personnel work at a drive thru coronavirus (covid-19) testing site at Robertson County Fairgrounds on April 18, 2020 in Springfield, Tennessee. Tennessee drive thru testing sites now allow those without symptoms of coronavirus (covid-19) to receive testing. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners (BME) on Tuesday voted to delete a policy aimed at cracking down on doctors who peddle misinformation about COVID-19 after a Republican lawmaker threatened to dissolve the board over the policy, according to the Tennessean.