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‘#ScienceUpFirst:’ Social media campaign targets COVID-19 misinformation with science – The Reminder

EDMONTON — Microsoft founder Bill Gates did not create the virus that causes COVID-19 and he is not forcing microchips into your body through vaccinations.Those…

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EDMONTON Microsoft founder Bill Gates did not create the virus that causes COVID-19 and he is not forcing microchips into your body through vaccinations.
Those pieces of misinformation are examples of what a group of Canadian scientists and health professionals is trying to discredit through a new campaign tackling inaccurate theories about the pandemic.
About 40 misinformation debunkers are using the hashtag #ScienceUpFirst to provide science-based evidence on social media.
“There’s been misinformation…

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