venerdì 28 gennaio 2022

Pope says fake news, disinformation on COVID, is human rights violation

(Philip Pullella - Reuters)
It was the second time in less than month that the 85-year-old pope has spoken out on the subject. Three weeks ago, he condemned “baseless” ideological misinformation about vaccines, backing national immunisation campaigns and calling health care a moral obligation.. Francis made his comments in an address to members of, a consortium of Catholic media whose website says its aim is to “clarify fake news and misleading information” about vaccines against COVID. “To be properly informed, to be helped to understand situations based on scientific data and not fake news, is a human right,” the pope told the group. (...)