Reviews of articles from: GreenMedInfo

CLAIM REVIEWS

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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German study did not find wearing face masks harms children; study wasn’t designed to accurately test these effects

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"A German study involving over 25,000 children reveals that major negative impacts on the physical, psychological, and behavioral health of children may be far more widespread than reported”

SOURCE: Anonymous, GreenMedInfo

Published: 06 Jan 2021

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Baseless speculations underpin a retracted editorial claiming spontaneous generation of SARS-CoV-2 in skin cells exposed to 5G waves

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5G generates coronavirus in human skin cells

SOURCE: Massimo Fioranelli, Alireza Sepehri, Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents, GreenMedInfo, InfoWars

Published: 29 Jul 2020

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OSHA recommends using cloth face coverings at the workplace, contrary to claim by Peggy Hall

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“OSHA says masks don't work and violate OSHA oxygen levels”

SOURCE: Peggy Hall, TheHealthyAmerican.org, GreenMedInfo

Published: 24 Jun 2020

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Claim that flu vaccine increases coronavirus infection is unsupported, misinterprets scientific studies

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flu vaccine increases risk of coronavirus infection

SOURCE: Benjamin Krause, Facebook users, DisabledVeterans.org, GreenMedInfo

Published: 30 Mar 2020

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Claim that vaccines can cause individuals with mitochondrial disorders to develop autism is unsupported

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If a child has a mitochondrial disorder [...] she is more at risk of having a vaccine pushing her over the edge and causing a bad reaction

SOURCE: JB Handley Jr., GreenMedInfo

Published: 26 Jul 2019

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