UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral

Following months of discussions between WHO and Facebook on the spread of inaccuracies when it comes to immunization, the social media giant has vowed to direct millions of users to “WHO’s accurate and reliable vaccine information in several languages, to ensure that vital health messages reach people who need them most”, WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom […]

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Hong Kong police break up protests as summer of discontent shows no sign of let-up

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Friday to clear renewed protests outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peninsula, the latest clashes in 14 weeks of sometimes violent anti-government unrest. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week to try to end the protests, including formally scrapping a […]

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