Jamie Foxx becomes figurehead of anti-vax movement
A rumor circulated online that Jamie Foxx's recent "medical complications" were caused by a COVID vaccination.
Fact Check: Was Jamie Foxx left "paralyzed and blind" by COVID vaccine?
A claim made on Dr.Drew's podcast that Jamie Foxx was left "paralyzed and blind" due to a blood clot after a COVID vaccine has been widely shared on Twitter.
Bill Maher reveals he helped Woody Harrelson with anti-vax "SNL" monologue
Woody Harrelson shocked "Saturday Night Live" viewers with his anti-vax jokes when he hosted the comedy show back in February.
Anti-vaxxer RFK Jr. takes aim at Joe Biden in more ways than one
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. filed his candidacy for the 2024 presidential race as a Democrat, potentially lining him up to battle Biden for the Democratic nomination.
Video of "COVID vaccine death memorial" viewed 1 million times
Anti-vaccination activists in Australia have set up a "memorial" in the capital Canberra to people they claim died after receiving the COVID vaccine.
Fact Check: Did study find COVID infection just as effective as vaccine?
A new study claims COVID infection provided the same protection from severe disease as the vaccine.
Egg shortages, vaccines and 5G: Why conspiracy theories are on the rise
A new conspiracy theory suggests that egg shortages are not due to highly contagious bird flu, but because egg yolk is a secret cure for COVID-19.
Joe Biden's appointment of Jeff Zients as chief of staff angers both sides
Conservatives condemned remarks Zients made about unvaccinated people in 2021, while progressives blasted the wealth he has accrued in private health.
MTG asks if COVID vaccines are linked with fetal demise. Here's the science
Marjorie Taylor Greene also shared a video from the Highwire in which a nurse says that she has seen increased rates of fetal demise in vaccinated women.
Charlie Kirk branded 'human garbage' over Damar Hamlin remarks
Outgoing Rep. Adam Kinzinger called Kirk's and other's attempts to use Hamlin's collapse to fuel anti-vaccine conspiracy theories as "heartless, cold, evil."
"Becoming a "crunchy mom" felt like joining a cult"
Laura Gene tells Newsweek about how a yoga group led her to completely rejecting Western medicine.
Letitia Wright condemns "disrespectful" story, denies "Black Panther" rumor
The "Black Panther" star slammed a writer over a story that she said compares her to men "who have been accused of abuse & sexual misconduct."
Fact Check: Did study link more strokes in young people to COVID vaccine?
A study revealing increased stroke rates among under 55s has been linked to COVID-19 vaccination by vaccine skeptics.
After viral Alex Jones post, a look back at M.I.A.'s anti-vax history
"If I have to choose the vaccine or chip I'm gonna choose death—YALA," M.I.A. tweeted back in March 2020.
Fact Check: Did NIH Add Ivermectin to List of COVID Treatments?
Several conservative figures online have said that the antiparasitic drug was quietly added to a list of official treatments after years of controversy.
Trump Avoids Word 'Vaccine' at Alaska Rally After Boos in Alabama
Touting the vaccine rollout as one of his accomplishments, the ex-president often finds himself at odds with segments of his base.
Study Finds What Persuaded Vaccine-Hesitant People to Get COVID Jab
New research found that "conversion messages" were effective in convincing people to get vaccinated.
Man Gets 87 COVID Shots to Collect and Sell Vaccine Passports: Report
Investigations are underway nationwide to determine if he received even more vaccinations.
Fewer Than Half of Adults Boosted Against COVID Ahead of FDA Vaccine Talk
Food and Drug Administration officials will discuss coronavirus vaccine boosters and emerging variants as the number of Americans getting vaccinated slows.
Anti-Vax Doctor Simone Gold Pleads Guilty to Role in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Gold and the group she founded, America's Frontline Doctors, have been criticized for spreading COVID misinformation including promoting hydroxychloroquine.
White Man Complains About Store's Black History Month Display in Video
Ethan Schmidt posted a video complaining about a display—"Why don't they have a white history month and why don't they celebrate straight pride?"
Alleged Arrest of Trucker Protest Leader Pat King Captured on Livestream
King's arrest would be the third among protest organizers, following the charges laid against Tamara Lich and Chris Barber a day earlier.
Banks Have Begun Freezing Accounts Linked to Trucker Protest
Under the Emergencies Act, banks have been prohibited from providing "any financial or related services" to people connected with the protests in Ottawa.
Michigan, Least Vaccinated Blue State, Is Outsized Donor to Canada Truckers
A Newsweek analysis of the leaked donor information from the GiveSendGo fundraiser found Michigan to be the fifth-highest donor state to Canada's truckers.
A State Bill Will Allow Ivermectin Prescriptions, Though It's Already Legal
"This is legislation ensuring doctors have the freedom to...treat their [patients] best," one Republican state representative said about the bill.
DC Does Away With Vaccine Mandates as Big Cities Pivot From COVID Rules
"We are in a much better place now," Mayor Muriel Bowser said during her Monday address.
Video of Woman Berating Restaurant Requiring Vaccine Card Viewed 160K Times
"I'm just trying to do my job," a restaurant employee said during the tirade.
Barry Manilow Songs Deployed Against Anti-Vaccine Protestors
Demonstrators, having earlier withstood sprinklers, retaliated with Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Ontario Premier Refuses Protest Negotiations Despite Pleas From U.S.
"Your right to make a political statement does not outweigh the right of hundreds," Premier Doug Ford told protesters.
Freedom Convoy Organizer Resigns From Party That Denied Protest Involvement
Last week, the Maverick Party announced it had accepted Lich's resignation "with regret," citing her commitment to remain at the nation's capital.