"Russia risking lives by running a disinformation campaign against vaccines: US"

9th Mar,2021


"Russia risking lives by running a disinformation campaign against vaccines: US"



The United States on Monday called out Russia for its disinformation campaign against COVID-19 vaccines made in the US.
The Global Engagement Centre, which has the duty of observing foreign activities said that Russian intelligence is reportedly connected to 4 platforms that are spreading disinformation against covid 19 made in the US.
The four platforms "included disinformation about two of the vaccines that have now been approved by the FDA in this country," State Department spokesman Ned Price said to reporters.
"It is very clear that Russia is up to its old tricks, and in doing so is potentially putting people at risk by spreading disinformation about vaccines that we know to be saving lives every day," Price said.
Oriental Review, News Front, New Eastern Outlook, and Rebel Inside are the four platforms that are spreading rumours. highlighting the point of its efficiency and how it was rushed to take approval in the country.
These websites are not very famous among the public but still are used by international media as the source of information.