Fact check: Hoax post impersonating Mayo Clinic physician continues to circulate

Posted on AllSides June 29th, 2022
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The claim: Mayo Clinic staff member misdiagnosed pregnancies of Trump supporters

Recently, some social media users have been outraged to read a post in which a Twitter user purporting to be a doctor claims to be tricking supporters of former president Donald Trump into terminating healthy pregnancies.

"When Trump supporters come to my office at the Mayo Clinic, I love misdiagnosing their healthy pregnancies as ectopic so they have to abort their white fetuses," the tweet reads.

A screenshot of the tweet appeared in a June 14 Instagram post posted by conservative outreach group Young America's...

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