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Facebook, Instagram remove from platforms Brazil President Bolsonaro's live broadcast linking Covid-19 vaccine to AIDS

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 25 Oct 2021 15:31
  • 25 Oct 2021 16:17
Facebook and Instagram have deleted from their platforms a live broadcast delivered by Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro in which he said people in the UK who have received two coronavirus vaccine shots are developing AIDS more quickly than expected.
A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to MLex that the two platforms removed

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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