No, COVID-19 vaccines don’t contain bacteria and HIV; the vaccines enhance the body’s ability to respond to pathogens, not reduce it

CLAIM
The COVID-19 vaccine contains bacteria and HIV, prevents body from making new white blood cells

SOURCE: Anonymous, Disclosure Hub, Together As One

Published: 19 Jan 2022

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There is no evidence that dietary supplements containing zinc and a zinc ionophore, such as the one promoted by Vladimir Zelenko, are effective against COVID-19

CLAIM
Zinc supplements can protect against COVID-19; Zinc “kills the virus” and zinc ionophores are a “a zinc delivery system” that “allows zinc to go from outside the cell to inside the cell”

SOURCE: Vladimir Zelenko, Gateway Pundit

Published: 18 Jan 2022

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COVID-19 vaccines aren’t associated with a higher risk of pregnancy complication, contrary to claim by Daniel Horowitz

CLAIM
“The shots were not studied in pregnant women”; “we have seen 50 times the rate of reporting [in VAERS] per month of miscarriages for this vaccine than the other vaccines put together.”

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 18 Jan 2022

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No, a study from Denmark didn’t find that COVID-19 vaccines make people more prone to infection; biases in the study likely led to underestimated vaccine effectiveness

CLAIM
“Danish researchers [...] found protection against Omicron turned negative three months after the second dose”

SOURCE: Alex Berenson, Substack

Published: 17 Jan 2022

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CDC director’s comments that 75% of COVID-19 deaths are among people with four comorbidities applies only to vaccinated people

CLAIM
75% of deaths were people with ‘at least four comorbidities’

SOURCE: Anonymous, The Joe Pags Show

Published: 13 Jan 2022

VERDICT

The scientific evidence shows that COVID-19 vaccination reduces the risk of infection and mortality; analysis of cases and deaths from 145 countries is methodologically flawed

CLAIM
"New big data study of 145 countries show COVID vaccines makes things worse (cases and deaths)"

SOURCE: Steve Kirsch, Substack

Published: 12 Jan 2022

VERDICT

Contrary to claim in Washington Times op-ed, COVID-19 shots meet the definition of a vaccine

CLAIM
“COVID-19 shots are not vaccines” because they don’t “prevent one from becoming infected”

SOURCE: Michael McKenna, Washington Times

Published: 07 Jan 2022

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Testing in general reveals infections, it doesn’t create them; COVID-19 isn’t the same as the common cold

CLAIM
“If you stop testing it all goes away and people just have colds like before”

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Published: 07 Jan 2022

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Joe Rogan interview with Peter McCullough contains multiple false and unsubstantiated claims about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines

CLAIM
the pandemic was planned; the COVID-19 vaccines are experimental; previously infected people have “permanent immunity”; VAERS shows vaccines killed thousands of people, vaccine-induced spike protein causes damage

SOURCE: Peter McCullough, The Joe Rogan Experience

Published: 23 Dec 2021

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