Vitamin D has not been shown to be more effective than the flu vaccine at preventing flu

CLAIM
"Vitamin D is more effective than [the] flu vaccine"

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Health Impact News

Published: 08 Nov 2019

VERDICT

In spite of evidence to the contrary, Rizza Islam claims that the MMR vaccine is used for depopulation

CLAIM
"The World Health Organization is still pushing this [vaccine] depopulation agenda throughout Africa"

SOURCE: Rizza Islam, Sway’s Universe

Published: 31 Oct 2019

VERDICT

Vaccines do not cause autism, diabetes or cancer, contrary to Shiv Chopra’s claim

CLAIM
"All these diseases [...] use [sic] to be rare. Autism use [sic] to be 1 in 10,000. Now it’s 1 in 50. Now, where is it all coming from? Vaccines are doing it."

SOURCE: Shiv Chopra, Natural Nana

Published: 30 Oct 2019

VERDICT

Human error in vaccine preparation led to the deaths of two children in Samoa after MMR shot – MMR vaccine itself is safe and effective

CLAIM
"Samoa withdraws vaccine protecting against measles, mumps and rubella after two babies die within minutes of receiving the routine shot"

SOURCE: Lauren Ferri, Daily Mail

Published: 24 Oct 2019

VERDICT

ADHD prevalence in France is similar to that of other developed countries like the US, cultural differences notwithstanding

CLAIM
"These two very different cultures have different ADHD levels in children, in America the rate is 19 percent, and in France, it’s .5% – a half of a percent"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Marilyn Wedge, World's Finest New Recipes, Psychology Today

Published: 21 Oct 2019

VERDICT

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. misrepresents WHO causality assessment for adverse events following vaccination, wrongly claims it enables cover-up of vaccine deaths

CLAIM
"[It] is nearly impossible to categorize post-vaccine deaths as vaccine-related"

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

Published: 15 Oct 2019

VERDICT

Study did not report that cannabis smoking leads to “complete remission” of Crohn’s disease, contrary to widely-circulated claim

CLAIM
"smoking marijuana causes ‘complete remission’ of Crohn’s disease"

SOURCE: Anonymous, UK Health Expert, BloomsMag

Published: 10 Oct 2019

VERDICT

Claim that ginger is more effective than chemotherapy for cancer treatment is unsupported

CLAIM
"ginger is 10,000x more effective at killing cancer than chemo"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Feature Remedies, Health Holistic Living

Published: 30 Sep 2019

VERDICT

Claim that fasting regenerates the human immune system is unsupported, only based on study in mice

CLAIM
"the act of fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Daily Health Post

Published: 27 Sep 2019

VERDICT

Natural News article inaccurately claims ADHD is a “fake disease” invented for profit

CLAIM
"ADHD is a fake disease invented by Big Pharma to drug children for profit"

SOURCE: Vicki Batts, Natural News

Published: 17 Sep 2019

VERDICT