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YouTube terminates anti-vaccine figure Del Bigtree’s account after he pushed dangerous coronavirus and vaccine misinformation | Media Matters for America

Following Media Matters’ reporting, YouTube terminated the account for anti-vaccine figure Del Bigtree’s online show The HighWire, where he had repeatedly encouraged viewers to intentionally contract COVID-19 and pushed other dangerous medical misinformation. In a statement to Media Matters, a spokesperson for YouTube confirmed his account was pulled for violating the platform’s policies. Bigtree’s show is also broadcast […]

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NRL 2020: Anti-vaxxers Josh Papalii, Joseph Tapine cleared to enter Queensland

Canberra Raiders stars Josh Papalii and Joseph Tapine have been cleared to enter Queensland after side-stepping the state government’s border protection restrictions. The Raiders released a statement on Thursday confirming the pair have been given special exemptions to enter the state on the “medical grounds”. It comes despite both players holding out against the league’s […]

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‘Karen’ who ate at same place as teenager who sparked Queensland’s outbreak refuses to stay at home | Daily Mail Online

An online war broke out after a Queensland mother announced she would not isolate after being potentially exposed to COVID-19 at a restaurant attended by Olivia Winnie Muranga and Diana Lasu. Mother refused to isolate and be tested after visiting venue in coronavirus scare Eleven venues visited by Olivia Winnie Muranga and Diana Lasu have been listed […]

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Lewis Hamilton arrives for British Grand Prix after facing backlash for sharing anti-vaxxer post | Daily Mail Online

  Lewis Hamilton arrived in Silverstone ahead of the Formula One British Grand Prix on Thursday, after facing backlash for sharing a post on anti-vaxxers. The British racing driver, 35, sported one of his typically bold looks as he arrived at the circuit, after claiming he was ‘misinterpreted’ for sharing a post accusing Bill Gates of lying about […]

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NBA Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. says COVID ‘is being used for population control’ | 7NEWS.com.au

Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. said during a Q&A session on Snapchat on Wednesday (AEST) that the coronavirus pandemic “is being used for population control” after a user asked him if the virus was being overblown to scare people into being controlled. “Personally I think the coronavirus is being used obviously for a bigger […]

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Petition: Mencap, your name Is offensive to Disabled people. Please change it? | AIM

Autistic Inclusive Meets started this petition to Mencap and 1 other Dear Edel Harris We as an organisation for Disabled people, ask that your charity Mencap consider changing their name. We fully appreatiate all the work that Mencap have done and continue to do for Learning Disabled people over the years. We ask that you […]