Vaccine misinformation prompts netizens to search for ‘pure blood’

AFP, published on Wednesday 25 January 2023 at 07:32 An anti-vaccine couple refusing a transfusion for life-saving surgery for fear of contamination, an organization collecting unvaccinated donors: Misinformation about Covid-19 has given rise to a so-called “pure blood” movement. The movement spreads conspiracy theories that receiving transfusions from people vaccinated against Covid “contaminates” the blood. … Read more

L’Oréal targeted by a complaint in the United States over relaxers

AFP, published on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 02:09 An American woman, long time user of hair straightening products and currently being monitored for uterine cancer, filed a civil complaint against L’Oréal on Friday, her lawyers announced, shortly after the publication of a study establishing a link between both. Well-known lawyer Ben Crump launched the … Read more

Conservative social network Parler authorized by Google again

Google on Friday ended the suspension of popular conservative social network Parler, ousted from its app download platform after the attack on the Capitol in January 2021 due to an overly lax moderation policy on content inciting the violence. All apps on Google Play that feature content created by its users must implement specific moderation … Read more