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MANDEL: Top health official joins dad’s fight to get his kids vaccinated | Sudbury Star

It’s not every day that you get Toronto’s medical officer of health wading into your family law battle. It’s not every day that you get Toronto’s medical officer of health wading into your family law battle. But a divorced Toronto dad will have Dr. Eileen de Villa in his corner when he goes back to […]

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Manly’s Addin Fonua-Blake set to become first NRL player out for rejecting flu jab | 7NEWS.com.au

The Queensland Government has stood strong – and now multiple NRL clubs are about to feel the effects. Manly coach Des Hasler is resigned to Addin Fonua-Blake becoming the first NRL player to miss a match for not taking the flu vaccine. Fonua-Blake is due to return from his two-week ban from contrary conduct against […]

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Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory – NPR News – 90.7 WMFE

Conspiracy theories need the right ingredients to take off, and the coronavirus pandemic has been a breeding ground for them. Here’s how fear, wealth and social media all play a role. Source: Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory – NPR News – 90.7 WMFE

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Even in COVID-19 pandemic, tech firms profit from anti-vaxx movement

Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter have failed to enforce their own policies on COVID-19 and health misinformation.   The campaign against vaccines is sometimes called a movement, but with the help of tech giants it has become a billion-dollar industry, in which ideologues, hucksters and tech companies benefit from each other. That is the central finding […]

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#QuackWatch | Coronavirus update: Restaurant citations; 20,000 cases in Valley

Porterville man arrested for distributing fake ‘cure’ A Porterville man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with mail fraud and selling a misbranded drug, according to the Department of Justice. Huu Tieu, 58, allegedly marketed a fake cure for COVID-19, which he allegedly shipped to the Porterville area and in other parts of California and the U.S., […]

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Couple didn’t discriminate against home for people with autism

  MIDDLETOWN – The operator of a nonprofit home for adults with autism has withdrawn harassment allegations against neighbors who, in turn, agreed to drop their challenge of a precedent-setting court decision expanding who can file discrimination lawsuits. Oasis Therapeutic Life Centers, Inc. and neighbors Peter and Susan Wade issued a joint statement Thursday announcing […]

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Man accused of killing girlfriend’s autistic child | FOX 2

The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 27-year-old man in connection with the death of a 4-year-old boy. Source: Man accused of killing girlfriend’s autistic child | FOX 2