Reviews of articles by: Anonymous

CLAIM REVIEWS

Vaccination isn’t equal to parasitic infection; COVID-19 mRNA vaccines don’t hamper the production of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

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“ALL vaccines, including the seasonal flu shot, contain parasites”, mRNA vaccines reduce the amount of anti-spike antibodies

SOURCE: Anonymous, Exposing satanic science

Published: 25 Nov 2022

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Water fluoridation hasn’t been associated with cognitive or other health problems so far, contrary to widespread claims

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“Harvard Study Confirms: Fluoride Reduces Children’s IQ”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Social media users, Herbs, Health, and Happiness

Published: 26 Sep 2022

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The CDC hasn’t classified monkeypox as airborne; transmission is typically through sustained physical contact

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CDC has now classified [monkeypox] as airborne and anybody within 15 ft can catch it; [it] is now classified as a form of herpes [...] lasts 2-4 months [and] can lead to being paralyzed

SOURCE: Anonymous, Fathers Matter

Published: 04 Aug 2022

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Sperm washing to help HIV-discordant couples conceive biological children safely was reported in the 90s; not “huge medical breakthrough” in 2022

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A South African scientist made a “huge medical breakthrough” by successfully removing HIV from a sperm cell in a lab

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 31 May 2022

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No reliable scientific evidence supports the use of dietary supplements marketed as weight loss and blood pressure aids in viral Facebook posts

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Exipure weight loss supplement is scientifically proven to be effective; BPS-5 supplement effectively reduces blood pressure

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 26 May 2022

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“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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Social media posts inaccurately link hormonal contraceptives with polycystic ovarian syndrome, infertility, and depression

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Hormonal birth control is associated with “PCOS [polycystic ovarian syndrome], hormonal imbalances, depression, and infertility”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Reallygraceful

Published: 24 Apr 2022

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Insufficient clinical evidence demonstrating that turmeric cures or prevents cancer

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“turmeric prevents cancer”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Natural Solutions Magazine

Published: 20 Apr 2022

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Vaccine-induced immunity is more reliable and safer than natural immunity; Fauci’s remarks in 2004 interview misinterpreted in social media posts

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Fauci’s 2004 interview remarks about flu vaccine shows that natural immunity is best for COVID-19

SOURCE: Anonymous, FreedomWorks, Young Americans for Liberty

Published: 06 Apr 2022

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Claim that erythromycin eye ointment given to newborns is risky is misleading, lacks context

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Erythromycin eye ointment given to newborns carries many risks

SOURCE: Anonymous, Well-Rooted Pediatrics

Published: 22 Feb 2022

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