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The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online | The New York Times

By Sheera Frenkel
July 26, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO — The article that appeared online on Feb. 9 began with a seemingly innocuous question about the legal definition of vaccines. Then over its next 3,400 words, it declared coronavirus vaccines were “a medical fraud” and said the injections did not prevent infections, provide immunity or stop transmission of the disease.

Instead, the article claimed, the shots “alter your genetic coding, turning you into a viral protein factory that has no off-switch.”

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Source: The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online | The New York Times

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