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La ex estrella de Coronation Street, Matthew Marsden, criticado por decirles a los fanáticos "dejen de hacerse las pruebas de Covid" y deshagan las máscaras

EX Coronation Street star Matthew Marsden was slammed on Twitter after telling followers tostop getting tested for Covidand to ditch face masks.

The 47-year-old – who swapped the Cobbles for Hollywood two decades ago – has been using the site to rally against lockdowns and getting the coronavirus vaccinate.

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Ex Coronation Street star Matthew Marsden has been slammed on Twitter for his views on Covid safety measure

Ex Coronation Street star Matthew Marsden has been slammed on Twitter for his views on Covid safety measureCrédito: Getty

In one Tweet the actor shared a ‘studyposted on a far-right American website known for publishing fake news and conspiracy theories that claimed masks are ineffective against the spread of the virus.

He branded the Covid vaccine achemicalin a string of other tweets as he encouraged people to opt out of the having the jab.

Matthew also mocked the NHS, sharing an article from a second far-right website that was posted by a Twitter account called ‘Suspicious Minds’.

The headline claimed people who have Covid, but show no symptoms, are not able to spread the virus and therefore do not need to be tested.

People shared their outrage over Matthew's comments about PPE

People shared their outrage over Matthew’s comments about PPE
Matthew has used his Twitter to spout falsehoods about the virus

Matthew has used his Twitter to spout falsehoods about the virus
Matthew played mechanic Chris Collins from 1997 para 1998

Matthew played mechanic Chris Collins from 1997 para 1998Crédito: Pensilvania:Asociación de Prensa
Since the Cobbles, he has starred in films such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Since the Cobbles, he has starred in films such as Transformers: Revenge of the FallenCrédito: Alamy

Matthew has some supporters on Twitter who think Covid is a myth – but others have spotted his tweets and slammed his comments.

One person hit back: “Idiots like you and her are why 500,000 people died in this country.

Otro escribió: “sorry you’re afraid of needle pricks, but ask a doctor and they will explain antibody response in illness (inconsistent, temporary) vs vaccine (consistent, longer-lasting)”

As one more wrote: “Actor, productor, singer and former model….I don’t see MD or any other credential that qualifies you to speak on this topic. You are a danger to the health, safety and lives of all humans.

Matthew's character Chris had an affair with Samantha Failsworth (Tina Hobley)

Matthew’s character Chris had an affair with Samantha Failsworth (Tina Hobley)Crédito: Características de Rex
Matthew left Corrie after just one year

Matthew left Corrie after just one yearCrédito: Getty

En Enero, Deputy Chief Medical officer Jonathan Van Tam said Covid vaccines arethe only way outof the pandemic and told Sun readers that ‘tens of millionsof Brits would need to receive a jab before lockdown restrictions can be lifted.

Ahora, infection levels have plunged to rates not seen since September, with several areas now recording no new daily infections, thanks to the jab rollout.

Hasta aquí 33.7 million Brits have had their first dose of a jab with 12.8 now having had their second.

Fauci urges unvaxxed kids to wear Covid mask outdoors because they’re high risk

mientras tanto, COVID-19 spreads through droplets that are released when a person coughs or sneezes.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) says that the use of face masks in public places may reduce the spread of infection in the community when they are worn by people who might not realise they are infected with the virus.

It has been compulsory to wear a face covering en public transport in the UK since June el año pasado.