CLAIM REVIEWS

Persistent myths that HIV was created by the West and that HIV medication causes HIV are both false

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“HIV was an invention created by the West”, people “took the HIV medication and got HIV”, you can “reverse HIV naturally”

SOURCE: Yahdan Yada, Facebook, Instagram

Published: 30 Apr 2022

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Higher myocarditis risk after COVID-19 than mRNA vaccination; contrary to Peter McCullough’s claim, young persons decrease their risk by getting vaccinated

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“We have 21,000 cases of myocarditis and climbing. […] Under no circumstances, should a young person ever receive one of these vaccines”

SOURCE: Peter McCullough, Instagram, Facebook

Published: 09 Apr 2022

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Claim that the antiviral drug remdesivir is killing people is baseless

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“Remdesivir is proven to kill lives”

SOURCE: Bryan Ardis, TikTok, Facebook

Published: 05 Apr 2022

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Infants’ immune systems are perfectly able to safely cope with several vaccines in one day

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A “baby’s immune system” cannot “safely handle 8 different antigens 💉 (toxins, bacteria, DNA) in 1 day”

SOURCE: Facebook Users , Facebook

Published: 26 Mar 2022

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Claim that COVID-19 deaths have been “vastly overcounted” is baseless; the evidence suggests the opposite

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“COVID Deaths Have Been Vastly Overcounted”

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Epoch Times

Published: 10 Mar 2022

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The COVID-19 vaccines don’t weaken the immune system and are unrelated to the HIV VB variant

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The COVID-19 vaccine “destroys the subject’s natural immune system”; HIV VB variant is a “cover up”

SOURCE: Alex Jones, Facebook, Twitter, The Alex Jones Show

Published: 11 Feb 2022

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Majority of ten countries listed in viral chain message haven’t dropped all COVID-19 restriction measures and aren’t considering COVID-19 as a seasonal flu, despite claims

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Ten countries “announced the cancellation of all quarantine procedures, Corona tests, and compulsory vaccination”

SOURCE: Christiane Northrup, Telegram

Published: 07 Feb 2022

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Claims that a phase 3 clinical trial showed that ivermectin is effective against Omicron are inaccurate and based on a now-corrected Reuters article

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Phase 3 trial shows that Ivermectin is effective against Omicron

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 02 Feb 2022

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There is no evidence that dietary supplements containing zinc and a zinc ionophore, such as the one promoted by Vladimir Zelenko, are effective against COVID-19

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Zinc supplements can protect against COVID-19; Zinc “kills the virus” and zinc ionophores are a “a zinc delivery system” that “allows zinc to go from outside the cell to inside the cell”

SOURCE: Vladimir Zelenko, Gateway Pundit

Published: 18 Jan 2022

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Contrary to claim in Washington Times op-ed, COVID-19 shots meet the definition of a vaccine

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“COVID-19 shots are not vaccines” because they don’t “prevent one from becoming infected”

SOURCE: Michael McKenna, Washington Times

Published: 07 Jan 2022

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