YouTube to block all anti-vaccine content
30 September 2021 | 1:14 pm
YouTube will ban any videos that claim commonly used vaccines approved by health authorities are ineffective or dangerous, moving beyond COVID-19 to include content targeting vaccines such as measles and chicken pox.
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