“Force testing” and the threat of taking children into foster care has emerged as a massive subthread of coronavirus conspiracies and disinformation, among them a video from Ventura County, California.
“My dad is an ICU doctor treating COVID-19 patients. In the past WEEK he has set more ‘I’ve never seen a heart rate/RBC count/etc. like this’ records than in his decades-long career. What this virus does to the body is like ‘sticking your finger in an electric socket.’ Stay home.”