Health Minister seeking meeting with social media companies

A Fine Gael Senator says social media companies should come before Health Committee to outline what they're doing to stop vaccine misinformation.

Health Minister, Simon Harris is seeking a meeting with the relevant companies on the issue.

Senator Colm Burke says he wants to hear from Facebook and Twitter about what is being done.

Facebook has an action plan in relation to misinformation about vaccines.

But Senator Burke says we need to hear the detail of that: