Newsmax correspondent who claimed vaccine has a tracer called Luciferase is suspended by Twitter

Emerald Robinson’s tweet violates Covid misinformation rules

Helen Elfer
Wednesday 03 November 2021 22:52 GMT
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The White House correspondent for right-wing news outlet Newsmax has been suspended from Twitter for a week, under the social media platform’s rules about spreading Covid misinformation.

Emerald Robinson posted a tweet on Monday that falsely claimed Covid vaccines “contain a bioluminescent marker called LUCIFERASE so that you can be tracked”.

She added: “Read the last book of the New Testament to see how this ends.”

The Daily Beast reported that a Twitter spokesperson confirmed Ms Robinson’s account “has been temporarily locked for repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy”.

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