A condition licensing board’s selection this week to suspend an Ellsworth medical professional is aspect of a increasing national craze of disciplinary actions in opposition to health-related industry experts accused of spreading misinformation about COVID-19.

Public health officials contend that disinformation is a main impediment to national vaccination efforts. Maine’s two clinical licensing businesses, the Board of Licensure in Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic Licensure, have released two investigations into health professionals in response to problems about opportunity misinformation.

On Wednesday, the Board of Licensure in Medicine launched a prolonged list of allegations in opposition to Dr. Meryl Nass as section of the get temporarily suspending her potential to exercise medication in the state pending a further investigation.