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30 Sep 2021
6:30 am

ACDP’s anti-vaxx agenda more than politics or religion

Editorials

This is about potentially misleading gullible people to their deaths just to get votes.

ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe. Picture: Gallo Images/Netwerk24/Jaco Marais

The global Covid pandemic has spawned, it is now obvious, more than just a healthy interest in, and debate on, scientific issues … it has seen the explosion of misinformation. Most of that fake news comes from those who believe the health crisis – and the methods used internationally to deal with it – are part of some evil plot to control, or even exterminate, billions of people. One of the most worrying aspects of that misleading information is the focus on the vaccination programme. Anti-vaxxers have claimed, among myriad other nonsense, that the jabs kill. This, despite evidence that...