The Washington Post reports:
Five prominent anti-vaccine organizations that have been known to spread misleading information about the coronavirus received more than $850,000 in loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, raising questions about why the government is giving money to groups actively opposing its agenda and seeking to undermine public health during a critical period.
The groups that received the loans are The National Vaccine Information Center, Mercola Com Health Resources LLC, Informed Consent Action Network, Children’s Health Defense Co., and the Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center, according to the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a U.K.-based advocacy group that fights misinformation, which conducted the research using public documents.
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DANGEROUS—Trump WH/Treasury bailed out prominent anti-vaccine groups during a pandemic. Five prominent anti-vaccine organizations known to spread misleading information about #covid19 received >$850,000 in loans from federal Paycheck Protection Program. https://t.co/RjmidlF7q9
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) January 18, 2021