‘They’re killing people’: Biden slams Facebook for Covid disinformation

False claims about vaccines has proliferated on the social network, and on other sites including Twitter and YouTube, says president

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Joe Biden says social media platforms such as Facebook “are killing people” for allowing disinformation about coronavirus vaccines to be posted on its platform, as the administration continued criticising the company.

“They’re killing people. … Look, the only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated. And they’re killing people,” the US president told reporters at the White House on Friday, when asked about disinformation and what his message was to social media platforms such as Facebook.

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