Facebook hits anti-vaccine campaign harassing doctors

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San Francisco (AFP) – Facebook-parent Meta on Wednesday said it derailed an anti-Covid vaccine campaign that harassed medical workers, journalists and elected officials, in a signal of the ongoing pressure from pandemic-tied misinformation.  The social media giant took down accounts in France and Italy that were linked to a conspiracy movement called “V_V”, which inundated pro-vaccine posts with potentially tens of thousands of comments. “V-V” supporters also “mass-harassed” people on YouTube, Twitter, VKontakte and other online platforms, using swastikas or other images as well as calling doc…

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