FACT CHECK: Sorry, But Gibraltar Doesn’t Make the Case for Vaccine Critics.

On November 12, the government of Gibraltar announced it intended to cancel various functions, “including official Christmas parties, official receptions and similar gatherings,” in response to a rise in active COVID-19 cases. It called on people “to exercise their own judgement” in organizing events.

That announcement was met with a flurry of social media posts.

Russian state broadcaster RT, which has repeatedly stoked vaccine hesitancy, ran an article headlined “'Most vaccinated' place on earth cancels Christmas.”

Others stated that the situation in Gibraltar, which has achieved one of the world’s highest rates of full COVID-19 vaccination, was proof that the shots are doing nothing to stop the pandemic.

The Dr. Rath Health Foundation, which has drawn controversy by pushing people to treat HIV/AIDs with vitamins and promotes the use of vitamin C and other natural compounds to combat COVID-19, was among those sowing vaccine hesitancy.

LINK: www.polygraph.info/a/fact-check-gibraltar-vaccination-covid-surge/31589031.html

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