Covid-19

‘Prevent Senior’ in Brazil accused of conducting unethical medical experiments on Covid patients

Even after Brazil's "Covid kit" of alternative treatments was shown to be ineffective, doctors were given sales targets to keep prescribing - with official guidance on how to classify away patients who died from Covid.

Inside the White Rose: the extremist groups looking to capitalise on Covid paranoia

Seizing on people's pandemic fears, extremist groups are trying to radicalise White Rose members with health misinformation, holocaust denial, and white supremacist propaganda

Though it remains unlikely, we’ve too little data to fully rule out the lab leak hypothesis… yet

While the recent US intelligence report ruled out claims that Covid had been deliberately create, it did not come to a conclusion on the lab leak hypothesis

Inside the White Rose: from stickers and graffiti to an online Covid conspiracy ecosystem

In part two of this investigation into the White Rose graffiti movement, we take a look at how members get pulled in to a conspiracy network on Telegram, and some of the confusing and bizarre claims that get shared there

Why I called for the Brazilian Senate to impeach President Bolsanaro over our Covid crisis

Science-based policies can save us from future pandemics. We won't get them by remaining silent when denialism takes over governments.

Inside the White Rose: The Covid conspiracy graffiti group operating on your doorstep

Throughout the pandemic, the White Rose movement has been growing, plastering towns with Covid conspiracy propaganda stickers

The JAMA ‘child mask’ research is fatally flawed – masks don’t cause “dangerous CO2 levels”

The study’s basic methodological errors, and flawed supplemental literature did not stop pundits from using it to scaremonger about masks

You’re probably not Galileo: scientific advance rarely comes from lone, contrarian outsiders

The pseudoscience and vaccine scaremongering from Drs Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein illustrates the importance of intellectual humility, especially when operating outside your field of knowledge

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