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This week, anti-vaxx protesters stormed the ITN building, hurling abuse at @jonsnowC4 💉 THREAD…
Meanwhile, an ongoing @AllTheCitizens and @BITE investigation found many of the conspiracy theories motivating these protests present in seemingly legitimate anti-lockdown groups aiming to ‘widen the UK policy debate.’
One of these is the Health Advisory & Recovery Team (HART), which says it is “a group of highly qualified UK doctors, scientists, economists, psychologists & other academic experts” who came together “over shared concerns about policy and guidance relating to the COVID pandemic.”
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🚨New: Diving into the #magnetchallenge online, the false narrative that the COVID-19 vaccine causes you to become magnetic. We assess the challenges of moderating videos that range from debunks to satire to true believers. Some 🔑 takeaways 🧵1/6…
The #magnetchallenge took off around the 3rd week of May, after a viral TikTok showed a magnet sticking to the arm of a vaccinated person. The challenge gained momentum across mainstream platforms, fringe sites, and across multiple languages such as Spanish and Chinese. 2/6
Claims about unsafe ingredients in vaccines are a persistent trope in the anti-vaccine community. And like other narratives we’ve seen, there are many different responses to the health misinformation, which requires platforms to have tradeoffs in making moderation decisions: 3/6
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#debunk du « magnétisme vaccinal » : 1/n : début de l’enquête sur cet apparent hoax : ça démarre fort... tests à suivre...
#magnetchallenge : Un long post de divers faisceaux d'investigation autour du magnétisme vaccinal... Je creuse...…
1-des nano-ferrofluides serviraient bien à capter certaines protéines pour réaliser des tests cytologiques cf cette société :…
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Nuevos videos virales: Imán y vacuna #COVID19 #Magnet 🦠💉🧲🤣🤔😷

Comenzó a circular unos videos sobre personas que se le pegan imanes en el sitio donde recibieron las vacunas contra COVID-19. Además, dicen que este extraño suceso ocurre con mayor frecuencia a los pocos días de recibir la inoculación
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