CLAIM REVIEWS

Claims that a Harvard study showed COVID-19 vaccines are ineffective misrepresent the authors’ conclusions, fail to account for the study’s limitations

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“Covid SURGES Among Most Vaxxed Communities Says Harvard Study”

SOURCE: Jimmy Dore, The Jimmy Dore Show

Published: 22 Oct 2021

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No evidence that the fall in COVID-19 cases in Indonesia is linked to the use of ivermectin

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Ivermectin played a role on the steep decline of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit

Published: 15 Oct 2021

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No evidence suggests a causal link between ivermectin recommendation and the decline of COVID-19 cases in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

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"The most populated state in India just declared they are officially COVID-19 free after promoting widespread use of the safe proven medicine"

SOURCE: Pearson Sharp, Jim Hoft, One America News Network, Gateway Pundit

Published: 12 Oct 2021

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Contrary to claims on social media, people who received a COVID-19 vaccine can donate blood and other blood products, including convalescent plasma

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“The Red Cross says anyone who has received a COVID-19 vaccine cannot donate convalescent plasma”; “the vaccine wipes out these antibodies [against SARS-CoV-2]”

SOURCE: TikTok user, TikTok

Published: 30 Sep 2021

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COVID-19 treatments can improve a patient’s survival and recovery, but don’t replace the individual and community benefits of vaccination

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"Now the vaccines are no longer working"; "the vaccine never stopped transmission"; "earlier-vaccinated people experience a complete waning of the injection-induced antibodies”; “the one option that works" (antibody therapies) is blocked by government

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 23 Sep 2021

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine demonstrated its efficacy and safety in several stages of clinical trials before been authorized for emergency use, and therefore isn’t experimental

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“Today the FDA announced they approved a drug whose Phase III clinical trials are not expected to be completed for two more years”

SOURCE: Benjamin Benulis, Facebook, Instagram

Published: 26 Aug 2021

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Janci Chunn Lindsay’s claims that COVID-19 vaccines are unsafe are inaccurate and unsupported by scientific evidence

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COVID-19 vaccines will cause blood clotting, fertility problems, and immune escape

SOURCE: Janci Chunn Lindsay, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Published: 23 Aug 2021

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Family physician Daniel Stock repeated previously debunked misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and control strategies in a Mount Vernon School Board Meeting

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Face masks don’t reduce the spread of respiratory infections; COVID-19 vaccines are ineffective, and may lead to more severe disease; ivermectin, vitamin D, and zinc are effective COVID-19 treatments

SOURCE: Daniel Stock, YouTube

Published: 13 Aug 2021

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COVID-19 vaccines are a much safer way of acquiring immunity than infection, which requires exposing the person to risks from the disease

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Natural immunity is far superior to COVID-19 vaccines

SOURCE: Del Bigtree, David Rosenberg, Israel National News

Published: 09 Aug 2021

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COVID-19 vaccines effectively prevent severe disease; haven’t shown signs of antibody-dependent enhancement as claimed by Robert Malone

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COVID-19 vaccines will make SARS-CoV-2 more dangerous due to a mechanism called antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE)

SOURCE: Robert Malone, War Room Pandemic

Published: 31 Jul 2021

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