Yellow Card scheme for adverse events does not suggest any new side effects of COVID-19 vaccines

CLAIM
“The MHRA now has more than enough evidence on the Yellow Card system to declare the COVID-19 vaccines unsafe for use in humans.”

SOURCE: Tess Lawrie, America's Frontline Doctors, The Evidence-Based Medicine Consultancy

Published: 16 Jun 2021

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CDC study finds five percent of teens hospitalized due to COVID-19 require ventilation, vaccinating against COVID-19 can help reduce the risk of severe disease in teens

CLAIM
“The kids who were [in hospital for other reasons] were the ones [...] on the ventilators. Not the kids who [were in hospital for COVID-19].”

SOURCE: Wendy Bell, Facebook

Published: 11 Jun 2021

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No increased risk of miscarriage from COVID-19 vaccines or other safety concerns for pregnant women or their babies

CLAIM
"920 Women Lose Their Unborn Babies After Getting Vaccinated"

SOURCE: Shannon Kroner, Instagram

Published: 11 Jun 2021

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Fauci’s emails don’t support viral claims on masks, hydroxychloroquine and virus engineering

CLAIM
Fauci’s emails prove he knew that masks don’t work against the spread of COVID-19, that hydroxychloroquine is effective against COVID-19, and that the virus is likely engineered, and he lied about these things to the public

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter

Published: 10 Jun 2021

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Byram Bridle’s claim that COVID-19 vaccines are toxic fails to account for key differences between the spike protein produced during infection and vaccination, misrepresents studies

CLAIM
“Terrifying new research finds vaccine spike protein unexpectedly in [the] bloodstream. The protein is linked to blood clots, heart and brain damage”

SOURCE: Byram Bridle, ON Point with Alex Pierson, LifeSiteNews

Published: 08 Jun 2021

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Fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from wearing a mask because they are less vulnerable to infection by SARS-CoV-2 than unvaccinated people

CLAIM
Unvaccinated people have to wear masks to protect vaccinated people

SOURCE: Facebook Users, Facebook

Published: 04 Jun 2021

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Vaccines are a safer alternative for acquiring immunity compared to natural infection and COVID-19 survivors benefit from getting vaccinated, contrary to claims by Peter McCullough

CLAIM
COVID-19 vaccines caused over 4,000 deaths; COVID-19 survivors can’t get the virus and don’t need to be vaccinated; natural immunity trumps vaccine immunity; spike protein from the vaccines is dangerous

SOURCE: Peter McCullough, Fleccas Talks

Published: 04 Jun 2021

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COVID-19 PCR tests are highly sensitive and specific for the virus SARS-CoV-2; the majority of positive results are true positives; there is no evidence that budesonide or HCQ are useful as COVID-19 treatments

CLAIM
Models that predicted that COVID-19 would cause 2.2 million deaths in the U.S. were intentionally false; treatments that are 100% effective are being banned for false reasons

SOURCE: Clay Clark, Rob Marsh, Richard Bartlett, Keith Rose, American Media Periscope

Published: 01 Jun 2021

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COVID-19 vaccines are safer than the risk of COVID-19 infection for people of all ages

CLAIM
COVID-19 vaccines caused as many deaths as the disease in young people

SOURCE: Wendy Bell, Wendy Bell Radio

Published: 29 May 2021

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CDC mask recommendations changed as more people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated; masks are effective at reducing virus transmission and are especially important when the majority of the population is unvaccinated

CLAIM
“Fauci admits to wearing a mask indoors because of appearances, not science”

SOURCE: Hannah Nightingale, The Post Millennial

Published: 28 May 2021

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