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Oleandra – The New COVID Snake Oil – Science-Based Medicine

Oleandrin is being promoted as the new COVID-19 snake oil – but it is a deadly toxin. Steven Novella on August 19, 2020 This compound, oleandrin, which is being pushed as a possible cure for COVID-19, is a microcosm of the many things that are wrong with the supplement and alternative medicine industries. This particular snake oil […]

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Hillicon Valley: TikTok employee to file lawsuit | Pinterest adds first Black member to board of directors | Amazon expanding offices | TheHill

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill’s newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. +++++++++++++ ANTI-VAX GROUP SUES FACEBOOK: A prominent anti-vaccination group filed a lawsuit against Facebook and its fact-checkers for rejecting their ads and “censoring” their posts that carried debunked misinformation on vaccines […]

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“We’re Not Scared” Hundreds of Anti-Maskers Manifest in Spain’s Madrid to Protest Against Mandatory Face Masks

TODAY, hundreds of anti-maskers joined forces at the Plaza de Colon in Spain’s Madrid to protest against having to wear face masks. All the protesters were seen not abiding to safety distances or wearing any protective face mask. The singer Miguel Bosé or the anti-vaxxer Josep Pàmies are just two of the prominent public figures […]

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US government slow to act as anti-vaxxers spread lies on social media about coronavirus vaccine | Health | albanyherald.com

While anti-vaxxers flood social media with lies about the upcoming coronavirus vaccine — that it contains monkey brains, that it’s a CIA plot to take over the world — the government’s multi-billion-dollar vaccine effort has yet to come up with a public education campaign to counteract that propaganda. “We are behind here,” said Dr. Francis […]

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One of Trump’s ex-wives has jumped on the Bill Gates vaccination conspiracy bandwagon: report – Raw Story

According to a report from the Daily Beast, Donald Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples,  has jumped on the conspiracy bandwagon that is accusing Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates of a nefarious plot to enslave mankind via vaccinations containing microships. That theory suggests that recipients of shots will also have the microchips implanted that  will exert “control over […]

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Bleach approved as coronavirus treatment in Bolivia despite leaving people in hospital – World News – Mirror Online

Law makers in Bolivia have approved a toxic bleach which has falsely been branded around as a miracle cure as a coronavirus treatment. According to local media reports, the Latin American country’s Legislative Assembly gave chlorine dioxide the green light despite reports of people being hospitalised and injured after taking it. The approved bill allows the “production, […]

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GcMAF advocate Amanda Jewell returned to Facebook despite ban – Business Insider

Amanda Mary Jewell, who promotes the GcMAF as a cure for cancer and autism, got around a ban from October 2019 by using a pseudonym. Amanda Mary Jewell, a British woman operating from Ecuador, reappeared on Facebook a few months after being banned. Jewell was promoting the unlicensed drug GcMAF, claiming without evidence that it […]