Leading Anti-Vax Doctor Takes Deal On Riot Charges

Washington DC’s CBS News affiliate reports:

A right-wing doctor known for spreading debunked claims about the COVID-19 pandemic has reached an agreement to plead guilty to charges connected to the Capitol riot, the Justice Department told a federal judge Tuesday.

Dr. Simone Gold, who founded America’s Frontline Doctors, gained a following in the summer 2020 through her opposition to COVID-19 lockdowns and her promotion of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the virus.

During a status hearing Tuesday, attorneys said Gold had reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. It was not immediately clear which charges she had agreed to plead guilty to.

Read the full article. Somehow she’s still on Twitter. America’s Frontline Doctors also brought us Dr. Demon Semen and Florida’s surgeon general.