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Pandemic Profiteers: The Business of Anti-Vaxx   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Introduction: "Throughout the Covid [coronavirus disease] pandemic we have made sacrifices to protect ourselves, those we love, and our communities. And yet, as the world responded to this threat, a subversive, established industry of anti-vaxxers has seen an opportunity to enrich themselves at the expense of public health. [...] In this report, CCDH [Center for Countering Digital Hate] exposes the network of businesses, nonprofits, political action committees, affiliate schemes and social media marketing empires that form the Anti-Vaxx Industry. While small businesses struggled through the pandemic, these enterprises reaped at least $1.5 million in PPP [Paycheck Protection Program] loans from the US government. From books on the latest 'Great Reset' conspiracy to propaganda films targeting the vaccine hesitant, we break down how anti-vaxxers fund their fight against science and how they specifically shifted their strategies to profit during the pandemic."

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2021-06-01
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2020 Center for Countering Digital Hate Ltd
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