Articles tagged with: COVID-19

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There is no conclusive evidence that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine contains graphene oxide

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“These Spanish researchers have found that over 99 percent of the Pfizer vaccine is graphene oxide.”

SOURCE: Stew Peters, Jane Ruby, Stew Peters Show

Published: 08 Jul 2021

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

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“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

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“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

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"920 Women Lose Their Unborn Babies After Getting Vaccinated"

SOURCE: Shannon Kroner, Instagram

Published: 11 Jun 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

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“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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U.S. CDC director didn’t state that COVID-19 deaths were over-counted; her statements about deaths among vaccine breakthrough cases were misinterpreted

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CDC director admits that COVID-19 deaths were over-counted

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit

Published: 21 May 2021

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Evidence shows that lockdowns implemented to tackle the spread of COVID-19 have saved lives, contrary to claims in the New York Post

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“COVID lockdowns don’t appear to have saved lives”; “ample scientific evidence points to the fact that lockdowns did not save lives”

SOURCE: Eileen AJ Connelly, Ryan Fazio, New York Post

Published: 10 May 2021

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A safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine for children would protect children and at-risk people by reducing the virus’ spread

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Survival is over 99.9% so "why are they insisting that children get this experimental treatment?"; "mRNA vaccines are not vaccines but an mRNA treatment"

SOURCE: Wendy Bell, Wendy Bell Radio

Published: 10 May 2021

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Vaccines do provide immunity and can be used to achieve herd immunity

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Vaccines don’t promise immunity and therefore “vaccine herd immunity doesn’t exist”.

SOURCE: Laura Elizabeth, Instagram

Published: 01 May 2021

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Using face masks reduces the transmission of COVID-19 and doesn’t lead to oxygen deficiency or carbon dioxide buildup in the blood

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“Both medical and non-medical face masks are ineffective to reduce transmission and infectivity of COVID-19”; “long-term consequences of wearing face masks on health are detrimental [including hypoxemia and hypercapnia]”

SOURCE: JD Rucker, Baruch Vainshelboim, American Conservative Movement

Published: 23 Apr 2021

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