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YouTube removes Bolsonaro videos for Covid misinformation

BBC News

July 21, 2021

YouTube says it has removed videos posted by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, because they spread misinformation about coronavirus.

The tech giant said its decision was not based on ideology or politics, but on its content policies.

Since the start of the pandemic, the president has spoken out against lockdowns, masks and vaccinations.

His office has not commented on YouTube’s decision, which affects 15 videos, local media say.

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