A doctor who was banned by the General Medical Council from discussing COVID-19 on social media after claiming “masks do nothing” has taken his case to the High Court in London.

The social media ban was a condition imposed on Dr. Samuel White’s registration with the GMC after he posted a video to Instagram and Twitter in June.

In the video, White said why he could no longer tolerate working in his previous roles because of the “lies” around the NHS and the government’s response to the pandemic, which were “so vast” he could no longer “stomach” them, the court was told.

The doctor also raised concerns about the saf …