Platforms scramble as ‘Plandemic’ conspiracy video spreads misinformation like wildfire | TechCrunch

A coronavirus conspiracy video featuring a well-known vaccine conspiracist is spreading like wildfire on social media this week, even as platforms talk tough about misinformation in the midst of the pandemic.In the professionally-produced video, a solemn interviewer named Mikki Willis interviews Judy Mikovits, a figure best known for her anti-vaccine activism in recent years. The …

Dr. Annie Bukacek, Anti-Vaxxer, Undermines COVID-19 Response in Montana Town of Kalispell

Dr. Annie Bukacek was appointed to the county health board in January and is now the subject of competing petitions to oust her or keep her. Even as Montana begins a gradual easing of stay-at-home restrictions intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the political schism it highlighted is creating reverberations in one community in …

The viral video ‘Plandemic’ is the latest COVID-19 conspiracy theory. Here are 4 things to know about Judy Mikovits, the long-ago discredited researcher featured in the film. – Chicago Tribune

Plandemic's Judy Mikovits: 4 things to know   As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Illinois and across the country, a litany of hoaxes and conspiracy theories about the new virus have surged on social media sites. The latest is a viral video called “Plandemic,” a 25-minute clip propagating the wild claims of long-ago discredited researcher Judy Mikovits, whose …

Tribunal proíbe igreja nos EUA de vender desinfetante como ‘cura milagrosa’ para Covid-19

Uma igreja na cidade de Bradenton, na Flórida, que vende desinfentantes que ela diz serem capazes de curar 95% das doenças do mundo, como HIV, autismo, alzheimer, leucemia e, mais recentemente, até a Covid-19, foi proibida temporariamente de comercializar os produtos por um tribunal federal dos Estados Unidos. A decisão, segundo reportagem do jornal americano The Miami Herald, não agradou …