YouTube pulls Bolsonaro movies over COVID misinformation

YouTube eliminated movies from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s channel Wednesday for spreading pandemic misinformation, the tech large stated.

Driving the information: YouTube stated a “cautious evaluate” discovered rule breaches regarding incorrect feedback about face masks and hydroxychloroquine, which is confirmed to not work as a COVID-19 remedy, per a press release to information shops.

The massive image: The far-right chief has continuously downplayed the virus — which has killed greater than 545,600 folks and contaminated almost 19.5 million in Brazil, in keeping with Johns Hopkins College.

  • The Supreme Courtroom has opened an investigation into his authorities’s dealing with of vaccine contracts and the Senate is holding hearings that might result in his impeachment, Noticias Telemundo’s Marina E. Franco writes for Axios.

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