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Australian Press Council criticises Herald Sun for ‘misleading’ Pfizer Covid vaccine subheading

Regulatory body says subheading implying deaths of six people in clinical trials were due to the vaccine was not fair or balanced

A subheading saying six people that took part in the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial died was not fair or balanced, the Australian Press Council has found, because it could lead readers to believe the vaccine was the cause of death.

The subheading was on an article published in the News Corp publication the Herald Sun on 10 December that carried the headline “Allergy warning over Pfizer Covid vaccine”.

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