Coronavirus conspiracy theories you shouldn’t believe
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Conspiracy theory: The coronavirus is a hoax
This theory exists primarily because of denial. Who wouldn’t want it to be true that no one had gotten sick or died of a brand-new virus of unknown origins that has no known cure? Since it’s challenging to get yourself to believe that a virus that has overtaken the news might not actually exist, some have gone a step further to make it more believable by assigning a reason or motive.
Case in point: Some anti-vaxxers believe the pandemic is a hoax perpetrated by those who wish to strong-arm the world into vaccinating. “If you’re still thinking it’s coincidental that a pandemic erupted in the midst of a state by state sweep to REMOVE your right to refuse vaccination, it’s time to get your head out of the sand,” posits one group of US-based anti-vaxxers, which claims the coronavirus panic is nothing more than “irrational panic.” Tell that to the people who have it. What should you actually believe? The stories of real people who are currently battling coronavirus.