Wednesday, January 8, 2020

"The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000"

"Around 310,000 suspected measles cases have been reported since the start of 2019"

Meanwhile:

Facebook Is Running Anti-Vax Ads, Despite Its Ban On Anti-Vax Ads

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The document falsely claims that the whooping cough vaccine contains levels of the element aluminum that could cause neurological damage, and it offers Earthley products — like elderberry elixir, vitamin C powder, and a mixture of herbs — as an alternative.

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A Facebook spokesperson told BuzzFeed News that the ads represented “no violation” of its policies.