No scientific basis for the claim that urine’s reaction to salt can confirm pregnancy

CLAIM
The way urine reacts to salt is a test for pregnancy

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, TikTok

Published: 23 May 2024

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AI-generated celebrity endorsement videos on Facebook promote unproven cure for tinnitus

CLAIM
EchoEase nasal inhaler cures tinnitus

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook

Published: 22 May 2024

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Claim that fungi are the sole cause of cancer misinterprets data, makes baseless assumptions

CLAIM
Fungi are the cause of cancer

SOURCE: Doug Kaufmann, Know The Cause

Published: 16 May 2024

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No research shows that dandelion can kill cancer cells or treat cancer in humans

CLAIM
Dandelion is able to “kill 98% of cancer cells within 48 hours”

SOURCE: Social Media Users, TikTok, Facebook

Published: 13 May 2024

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Very rare cases of blood clots linked to the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are well-known and have been publicly recognized since 2021

CLAIM
AstraZeneca admits for the first time that its COVID-19 vaccine can cause blood clots

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram, Facebook, X

Published: 10 May 2024

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Vaccines don’t contain cells or tissues of aborted fetuses

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Some vaccines “incorporate aborted fetal tissue”

SOURCE: Social Media User, Facebook

Published: 07 May 2024

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COVID-19 mRNA vaccines were tested in clinical trials, aren’t experimental

CLAIM
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are experimental, “ineffective and harmful”

SOURCE: Chris Oyakhilome, Sucharit Bhakdi, Peter McCullough, Facebook

Published: 03 May 2024

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Evidence shows Tdap booster in pregnant women reduces the risk of whooping cough in infants

CLAIM
The Tdap shot supposed to protect newborn from whooping cough doesn't actually prevent it. It just puts newborns more at risk.

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook

Published: 03 May 2024

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Modified RNA in COVID-19 vaccines isn’t linked to cancer development

CLAIM
A review “has found that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines could aid cancer development”

SOURCE: Social media users, America's Frontline Doctors

Published: 29 Apr 2024

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Eating excess salt increases the risk of high blood pressure, contrary to wellness coach’s claims

CLAIM
“Salt does not raise blood pressure”

SOURCE: Sean Christopher, Facebook

Published: 26 Apr 2024

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