Manitoba chiropractor cleared of misconduct after posting pro-vaccine news story – CBC

Public inquiry highlights divide in chiropractic community, experts say

May 23, 2023

Carolyn Weiss didn’t give it much thought when she posted a news article that spoke positively about vaccines on her personal Facebook.

It was January 2021 and COVID-19 vaccines were beginning to be administered across the country, sparking fierce public debate.

Little did the chiropractor based in Selkirk, Man., know that post would be the start of an 18-month ordeal — one that put her career in jeopardy and led to a public inquiry that cost her thousands of dollars in legal fees before she was cleared of all wrongdoing.

All because the articles mentioned the word vaccines.

“I was confused and baffled,” Weiss told CBC News. “I posted something that was general health information.”

The complaint placed Weiss in the middle of an ongoing divide in the profession over vaccination and what can be said.

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