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    Posted: December 01 2021 at 10:35pm

Facebook uncovers Chinese network behind fake expert

Quote Facebook owner Meta Platforms has removed more than 500 accounts linked to an online disinformation network primarily based in China. 

The accounts had promoted the claims of a fake Swiss biologist called "Wilson Edwards", who alleged the US was meddling in efforts to find the origins of Covid-19. 

Edwards' comments had been widely carried by Chinese state media outlets.

However, the Swiss embassy said that it was unlikely this person existed.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-59456548

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China's "behavior" is among the reasons I don't necessarily trust the information coming out of South Africa.  China is desperate not to be stigmatized and lose business.   So is South Africa.  

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