The New York Times reports:
Dr. Joseph Mercola, 67, an osteopathic physician in Cape Coral, Fla., has long been a subject of criticism and government regulatory actions for his promotion of unproven or unapproved treatments. But most recently, he has become the chief spreader of coronavirus misinformation online, according to researchers.
Over the last decade, Dr. Mercola has built a vast operation to push natural health cures, disseminate anti-vaccination content and profit from all of it, said researchers who have studied his network. In 2017, he filed an affidavit claiming his net worth was “in excess of $100 million.”
And rather than directly stating online that vaccines don’t work, Dr. Mercola’s posts often ask pointed questions about their safety and discuss studies that other doctors have refuted. Facebook and Twitter have allowed some of his posts to remain up with caution labels.
Read the full article. It’s quite the deep dive.
Our look at Joseph Mercola- The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online https://t.co/eIhaNCiZCb
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— Dr. Joseph Mercola (@mercola) July 23, 2021
“The most influential spreader of coronavirus misinformation online.”
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— Dr. Joseph Mercola (@mercola) July 19, 2021