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IPSO no better than PCO

Just below, you can read about the muddle the Daily Mail made of a story.

It was about Human Herpes Virus-8 (nothing to do with herpes simplex) and cancer. The journalist thinks HHV-8 is ‘a strain’ of genital herpes – it is not! We complained to the new version of the Press Complaints Office – now called Independent Press Standards Organisation. They explained that as the story originated in the USA is not responsible – although if you search for “Daily Mail cancer herpes” you get the UK website. So the new complaints body is just the old one with a new name. Not interested in facts.

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