The same day that the President of the United States, Joe Biden, announced that he had instructed the national intelligence community to double its efforts. Origin of Kovid-19, Facebook said that it would no longer remove claims from its platforms that the virus was man-made.
The company had Announced In February it would remove any such claims after “consultation with major health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO)”.
But in one Statement On CNN on Wednesday, a Facebook spokesperson said: “With ongoing investigations into the origins of the Kovid-19 and consultation with public health experts, we will no longer remove the claim that the Kovid-19 is man-made from our app.
The spokesperson said, “We are continuing to work with health experts to keep pace with the evolving nature of the epidemic and regularly update our policies as new facts and trends emerge.”
Politico was the first to report a policy change.