COO of Bristol Bay health corporation abruptly removed after suggesting a COVID-19 conspiracy theory
A top official at Bristol Bay’s regional health corporation sent an email to other managers this month promoting the falsehood that the coronavirus pandemic is no worse than the flu and is part of a political conspiracy. As of Monday, the official no longer works at the corporation.
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