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“Church” claims bleach is coronavirus-curing “sacrament,” faces wrath of FDA | Ars Technica

Injunction forces “non-religious church” to stop selling bleach as miracle drug.   A federal court has ordered the “Genesis II Church of Health and Healing” to stop distributing a bleach product that Genesis claims is a cure for COVID-19 and many other health problems. The US government sued Genesis on Thursday, alleging that it violated the Federal […]

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Covid hoaxes are using a loophole to stay alive—even after content is deleted | MIT Technology Review

Pandemic conspiracy theorists are using the Wayback Machine to promote “zombie content” that avoids content moderators and fact-checkers. Source: Covid hoaxes are using a loophole to stay alive—even after content is deleted | MIT Technology Review

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The time is now, Autism Speaks: Shut up. | Eve Reiland

You’ve seen me hammering on Autism Speaks (A$) over the years, and I believe even now it’s hard for folks to fathom how incredibly invasive this horrible organization has been in Autistic people’s lives. Many don’t realize all these problematic Autism organizations are connected in some manner to A$ as well. OK, here’s some basic […]

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Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) Complete Merger | Business Wire | Circa Feb. 13, 2006

Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) Complete Merger February 13, 2006 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 13, 2006–     Unanimous Votes by Both Boards of Directors Combine Two of the Leading Research and Advocacy Organizations in the Fight Against the Nation’s Fastest Growing Serious Developmental Disorder   […]

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NBC 5 Investigates: Former Chicagoan Touts Coronavirus ‘Rescue’ Previously Barred in Illinois – NBC Chicago

NBC 5 Investigates: Former Chicagoan Touts Coronavirus ‘Rescue’ Previously Barred in Illinois | Kerri Rivera’s “Miracle Mineral Solution” bleach remedy has been blasted by experts when she touted it as an autism “cure,” but now she’s touting it as a coronavirus cure. NBC 5 Investigates’ Phil Rogers has the story. Source: NBC 5 Investigates: Former […]

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Trump’s bleach statements echo claims by pseudo-scientists – The Hindu

‘Miracle cure’ quacks have long promoted industrial bleach to treat autism, malaria and many other medical conditions.   President Donald Trump’s public statements about using disinfectants to potentially treat the coronavirus have put him in the company of pseudoscientists and purveyors of phony elixirs who promote and sell industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for autism, malaria […]

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FDA asks hand sanitizer producers to make them taste worse

The FDA is asking alcohol hand sanitizer manufacturers to add denatured alcohol to the products they make so there is a bitter taste to make them “unpalatable to people, especially young children.” The agency says it understands manufacturers are choosing not to use denatured alcohol for economic and business reasons, but is asking them to […]