Twitter Suspends Naomi Wolf for Spreading Vaccine Misinformation

Twitter Suspends Naomi Wolf for Spreading Vaccine Misinformation

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American author Naomi Wolf has been suspended from Twitter for spreading misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, the BBC reported.

Wolf had tweeted those vaccines were a “software platform that can receive uploads” and that the urine and feces of vaccinated people should be separated from general sewage supplies until testing had measured its impact on non-vaccinated people through drinking water, the BBC said.

The author of the feminist book “The Beauty Myth” once compared White House chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci to Satan, the BBC said.

The Guardian reported that she said, “the best way to show respect for healthcare workers if you are healthy and under 65 is to socialise sensibly and expose yourself to a low viral load.”

Wolf’s reaction was not immediately reported. Her website says she’s a professor and had advised the Clinton administration and the Al Gore 2000 presidential campaign on women’s issues and messaging.

Many people applauded the move.

“As a historian of #autism, I’ve been reading vile anti-vaccine propaganda for 20 years, and Wolf’s claims were as out-there and delusional as I’ve ever seen,” tweeted Steve Silberman, author of “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.”

Critics of the ban on social media said the action is a threat to free speech.


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