RFK Jr. Kicked off Instagram for Vaccine Misinformation

Instagram has banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for repeatedly posting misinformation about vaccine safety and COVID-19.

  • Published 11 February 2021
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Instagram on Wednesday banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr., son of former presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, for repeatedly posting misinformation about vaccine safety and COVID-19. Kennedy Jr. has amassed a huge following on social media, where he frequently posts debunked or unproven claims about vaccines. He also uses his social media pages to post about large pharmaceutical firms and environmental health concerns. “We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about the coronavirus or…

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