Reviews of articles from: Children's Health Defense

CLAIM REVIEWS

COVID-19 vaccines are critical for controlling the pandemic; vaccines still offer partial protection against new variants of the virus

CLAIM
COVID-19 mass vaccination will select for more virulent variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, which will escape vaccine-induced immunity and cause more severe disease

SOURCE: Geert Vanden Bossche, Children’s Health Defense, The HighWire

Published: 23 Mar 2021

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Data from Israel showed that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine reduces the likelihood of dying from COVID-19; analysis in a forum post claiming the opposite is flawed

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“the Pfizer vaccines, for the elderly, killed during the 5-week vaccination period about 40 times more people than the disease itself would have killed”

SOURCE: Haim Yativ, Children’s Health Defense, GreenMedInfo

Published: 09 Mar 2021

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Six residents in a German nursing home died from COVID-19, not from vaccines

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“25% of residents in German nursing home died after Pfizer vaccine”; a team including a soldier in uniform used force to vaccinate residents

SOURCE: Anonymous, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 06 Mar 2021

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The CDC licences vaccine technology, but isn’t a vaccine company; the CDC doesn’t sell vaccines, it buys and distributes vaccines free of charge

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“The CDC is not an independent agency. It is a vaccine company […] The CDC owns over 20 vaccine patents. It sells about $4.6 billion of vaccines every year”.

SOURCE: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children's Health Defense

Published: 04 Mar 2021

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Pregnant women can decide whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine; safety monitoring suggests that COVID-19 vaccines don’t pose any specific risk for pregnant women

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“Health officials push pregnant women to get covid shots, despite known risks”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 01 Mar 2021

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Frequency of deaths in elderly individuals after COVID-19 vaccination wasn’t higher than the frequency in those who weren’t vaccinated

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“Aaron’s tragic death is part of a wave of suspicious deaths among elderly closely following administration of COVID vaccines.”

SOURCE: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children’s Health Defense

Published: 26 Jan 2021

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Most positive COVID-19 PCR test results are true positives; WHO information notice didn’t change threshold or criteria for a positive COVID-19 test

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“WHO Admits High-Cycle PCR Tests Produce COVID False Positives”; the WHO’s new guidance includes lower PCR thresholds

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, David Samedi, Zero Hedge, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 25 Jan 2021

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VAERS reports of adverse events in people who received COVID-19 vaccines don’t demonstrate that these events were caused by the vaccines; evidence does not indicate COVID-19 vaccines caused Bell’s palsy and deaths

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“Thousands of COVID Vaccine Injuries and 13 U.S. Deaths Reported in December Alone”; “In December, 3,916 COVID vaccine-related adverse events, including 13 deaths, were reported to VAERS”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Children's Health Defense

Published: 19 Jan 2021

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates are generally safe and effective at preventing disease; ongoing studies investigate whether the vaccine can also reduce transmission

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“They have been reducing the standards so they can pass the vaccine no matter what”; “It does not prevent transmission”

SOURCE: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., This Past Weekend with Theo Von, Children's Health Defense

Published: 18 Dec 2020

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Study on vaccinated and unvaccinated children used a dubious metric for comparing disease incidence in both groups

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“vaccinated children appear to be significantly less healthy than the unvaccinated”

SOURCE: James Lyons-Weiler, Paul Thomas, Collective Evolution, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 10 Dec 2020

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