William Ledger

Professor (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

The Science Feedback team

CLAIM REVIEWS

Vaccines are highly effective at reducing the risk of death from COVID-19; The Exposé misleadingly claims the UK vaccination campaign has failed

CLAIM
“Covid-19 vaccinated people have accounted for 81% of Covid-19 deaths this summer”; “Covid-19 deaths are over twelve times higher than the same period last year”; “vaccine programme has clearly failed”

SOURCE: Jonathan Allen-Walker, The Daily Expose

Published: 12 Oct 2021

VERDICT

Excess mucus is a common symptom rather than cause of disease; soursop is not a cancer treatment

CLAIM
“Mucus is the cause of all diseases”; “Soursop [is] 10,000 times more effective than chemotherapy for cancer”

SOURCE: Facebook User, Facebook

Published: 02 Sep 2021

VERDICT

INSIGHTS

How were mRNA vaccines developed for COVID-19?

— 02 Jun 2021

The vaccines for COVID-19 produced by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were the first mRNA vaccines authorized for use in the general public. mRNA vaccines were a long-standing ambition...