Facebook removes Australian celebrity chef's page for COVID-19 conspiracies

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has removed the page of Australian celebrity chef turned conspiracy theorist Pete Evans for spreading misinformation about COVID-19, the tech giant's latest move to police false content about the pandemic.

Facebook removes Australian celebrity chef's page for COVID-19 conspiracies
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Facebook bans Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans' page over COVID-19 misinformation

Facebook bans Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans' page over COVID-19 misinformation
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Trump pardons former campaign chairman Manafort, associate Roger Stone

Trump pardons former campaign chairman Manafort, associate Roger Stone
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One million vaccinated as US eyes return to normal next summer

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More than a million Americans have received the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccines, ...

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Brazil institute says CoronaVac efficacy above 50%, but delays full results

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Hard-hit Mexico gets first COVID-19 vaccines

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Trump vetoes sweeping US defence Bill

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US President Donald Trump vetoed a broad defence funding Bill sent to him by ...

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US to ship around 4.7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses next week: US Army General

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Commentary: New coronavirus strain makes getting vaccinated more important

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Given the speed at which the coronavirus can mutate, it is critical we get ...

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The disruption caused by COVID-19 has set the stage for some big spending this ...

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New York City enforces quarantine for UK travellers, rolls out COVID-19 vaccine to paramedics

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New York City started requiring international visitors to quarantine on Wednesday (Dec 23) to ...

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New COVID-19 variant detected in Israel, health ministry says

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Israel has detected four cases of the new, highly infectious variant of the coronavirus ...

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UK imposes more lockdowns as mutated COVID-19 variant causes record cases

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Thousands of trucks mass at Dover in cross-Channel chaos

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France and Britain reopened cross-Channel travel on Wednesday after a 48-hour ban to curb ...

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EU and UK post-Brexit trade deal in sight

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The European Union and Britain could agree the terms of a post-Brexit trade deal ...

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Spain to receive 350,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine per week

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Spain will receive 350,000 doses per week of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting on ...

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Nearly 9.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 1 million administered: US CDC

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it has administered 1,008,025 ...

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Canada approves Moderna's COVID-19 shot, extends ban on flights from UK

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Canada approved Moderna's coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday (Dec 23), the second country to do ...

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Americans on Wednesday faced the prospect of a government shutdown during a pandemic as ...

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Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona did not consume alcohol or illicit narcotics in the ...

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Canada becomes second country to approve Moderna's COVID-19 shot

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Canada approved Moderna's coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday (Dec 23), the second country to do ...

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Another new variant of COVID-19 virus found in the UK: Health minister

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Britain has detected another new variant of the coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said ...

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Putin says expecting no change to US ties under Biden

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Pfizer to supply US with additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

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WASHINGTON: Pfizer and BioNTech will supply the US with an additional 100 million doses of the ...

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Pfizer to supply US with 100 million more COVID-19 shots by July

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Pfizer Inc will supply the United States with 100 million additional doses of its ...

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A 90-year-old woman in the canton of Lucerne on Wednesday (Dec 23) became the ...

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3 police officers shot dead in France by domestic violence suspect

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PARIS: Three police officers were killed and a fourth wounded in central France on ...

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As mutated COVID-19 variant spreads, UK PM Johnson mulls stricter lockdown

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LONDON: The British government will review whether it needs to impose its strictest COVID-19 ...

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