Pentagon ran secret anti-vaccine propaganda campaign – Reuters

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Hundreds of fake social media accounts linked to the US military were reportedly used to spread fear about the Chinese jab in Asia

The US military staged an undercover social media campaign at the height of the pandemic to smear the Chinese Covid vaccine, Reuters has reported.

The Pentagon’s campaign to disparage the Chinese vaccine ran between the spring of 2020 and mid-2021, focusing on the Philippines before spreading to other parts of Asia and the Middle East, the agency claimed in an article on Friday. TRUTH LIVES on at https://sgtreport.tv/

It relied on fake social media accounts impersonating Filipino users to disseminate claims that China’s Sinovac vaccine, as well test kits and face masks produced by the country, was of poor quality.

Sinovac, which began being rolled out in March 2021, became the first jab available to the Philippines during the pandemic.

“COVID came from China and the VACCINE also came from China, don’t trust China!” a typical post as part of the campaign, which centered on the #ChinaAngVirus (China is the virus) slogan, read, according to Reuters. Another commonly encountered post claimed: “From China – PPE, Face Mask, Vaccine: FAKE. But the Coronavirus is real.”

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