Fox News host has been charged with ‘outright lying’ during brazen rants in primetime


Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner has been criticized on Twitter for expressing an “apparent” untruth about the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic when she criticized the protective measures in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faulkner, who is trying out on former host Tucker Carlson’s old prime-time show, claimed the schools didn’t close in 1918.

School closures were not only the order of the day in 1918, Studies have found They were effective in reducing the excessive death rate from the Spanish flu – and so many people responded that a “community note” was included to correct the misinformation.

“We didn’t even have penicillin back then,” Faulkner also said, although penicillin isn’t used for the flu because antibiotics don’t work against viruses. “We made sacrifices. We have suffered. But then we kept going.”

This “sacrifice” claimed 50 million lives worldwide, including 675,000 in the United States. according to CDC.

Twitter users called out Faulkner for the misinformation:

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