Articles tagged with: Immunity

CLAIM REVIEWS

“Fibers” in the iris of the eye aren’t associated with the strength of the immune system

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“You can see the strength of the immune system from looking at the eyes“

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 13 May 2022

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Study brings new, but not conclusive, evidence on the comparative effectiveness of infection-induced and vaccine-induced immunity

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The study by Rössner et al. “add[ed] further evidence for the usefulness of vaccines and their clear advantage over natural immunity”

SOURCE: Beth Mole, Ars Technica

Published: 31 Mar 2022

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Study on SARS-CoV-2 antibodies levels following infection don’t prove that recovered patients are protected from reinfection

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A study from Johns Hopkins on natural immunity to COVID-19 demonstrates that infection provides better protection than vaccination, challenging official vaccine recommendations for previously infected people

SOURCE: Joshua Arnold, Family Research Council

Published: 15 Feb 2022

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Robert Malone made multiple misleading or unsubstantiated claims about COVID-19 and vaccines on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast

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the COVID-19 vaccines are experimental and ineffective; “natural immunity is superior to the vaccine induced immunity”; vaccine-induced spike protein is dangerous, causes serious side effects; “Omicron is a mild variant. It is absolutely able to escape prior vaccination”

SOURCE: Robert Malone, The Joe Rogan Experience

Published: 26 Jan 2022

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No evidence that the low COVID-19 case rate in Sweden is due to herd immunity; vaccines don’t lead to new variants of SARS-CoV-2

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“Sweden obliterates the lie of ‘vaccines’ as ticket to ending pandemic”; mass vaccination create vaccine-mediated viral enhancement

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 29 Nov 2021

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Claim that previously infected people don’t transmit COVID-19 is unsupported, originates from misinterpretation of CDC’s FOIA response

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Previously infected individuals who get reinfected don’t transmit the virus to others; previous infection provides “better protection” than vaccination and this immunity “does not wane”

SOURCE: Aaron Siri, Cristina Laila, Substack, Gateway Pundit

Published: 24 Nov 2021

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Vaccination enhances immunity in people who previously had COVID-19; little evidence for claim that the Amish community in Lancaster County, PA, have herd immunity

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“All the Amish know we got herd immunity”, “We all got the Covid, so why would you get a vaccine?”

SOURCE: Sharyl Attkisson, Full Measure

Published: 13 Oct 2021

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