Times investigation I heard on Sky News:Heard today that Russian propaganda is being "seeded" in the West which suggests that users of the Oxford vaccine will turn in to monkeys. As ridiculous as it sounds, the idea is to sow the seeds of doubt. Russia has huge hopes that their own vaccine will be a significant money earner. How much of it is their own research is a matter of debate. There were attempts to hack Western CV19 research projects.
A Russian disinformation campaign designed to undermine and spread fear about the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine has been exposed by a Times investigation.Pictures, memes and video clips
The messages are deliberately unsophisticated, laced with attempts at dark humour and calculated to spread fear, uncertainty and scepticism.A picture of Boris Johnson walking in Downing Street has
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