(CNN)Just days after Twitter announced new rules to crack down on tweets spreading misinformation about coronavirus, the company faced a test from a high-profile source: Elon Musk.On Thursday, Musk, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX, tweeted the false claim that children are “essentially immune” to the virus. Twitter did nothing. A Twitter spokesperson told CNN Business on Friday that it reviewed Musk’s tweet and determined it did not break its rules. Yet, when Twitter unveiled its new rules on Monday, it specifically referenced misinformation about children and the coronavirus as an example of content that would need to be removed.As an example of a tweet that would violate its rules, Twitter had provided the following example: “COVID-19 does not infect children because we haven’t seen any cases of children being sick.”Musk’s assertion on Twitter was contradicted at a White House podium on Friday by global health expert Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force response coordinator.”To the moms and dads out there that have children with immunodeficiencies or other medical conditions, we don’t know the level of risk,” Birx said. “There just is not enough numbers at this time to tell them if they are at additional


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