Instagram Bars Robert F. Kennedy Jr. For Spreading Vaccine Misinformation

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Instagram has blocked the account of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., saying he used it to spread misinformation about vaccines. He’s seen here last summer, speaking to a crowd in Berlin, at an event that highlighted coronavirus skepticism and conspiracy theories. Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is now blocked from Instagram, after he repeatedly undercut trust in vaccines. Kennedy has also spread conspiracy theories about Bill Gates, accusing him of profiteering off vaccines and attempting to take control of the world’s food supply.

“We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about

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