|[Published: Friday October 16 2020]
Russia targets UK Covid vaccine with disinformation
LONDON, 16 Oct. - (ANA) - Russia is waging a “disinformation campaign designed to undermine and spread fear about the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine”, according to The Times.
Pictures, videos and memes and portray the UK-made vaccine as dangerous. Some suggest it could turn people into monkeys because it uses a chimpanzee virus as a vector.
The campaign is being targeted at countries where Russia wants to sell its own Sputnik V vaccine. - (ANA) -
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