Reviews of articles from: Instagram

CLAIM REVIEWS

France passed a law targeting health-threatening psychological manipulation and influence, but didn’t criminalize criticism of mRNA vaccines

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“France will send citizens to jail if they question mRNA vaccines”; “It’s now a crime in France to oppose the mRNA vax”

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram

Published: 23 Feb 2024

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The American Red Cross doesn’t prevent people vaccinated against COVID-19 from donating blood, contrary to rehashed viral claim

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COVID-19 vaccine recipients might not be eligible for blood donation

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram, Twitter

Published: 23 Feb 2024

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Global COVID Vaccine Safety study identified already-known risks, doesn’t show that risks are greater than benefits

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Global COVID Vaccine Safety study shows that COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous, inadequately tested; getting vaccinated is more dangerous than getting COVID-19

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram, Twitter

Published: 23 Feb 2024

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Vaccines don’t cause autism; difference in infant mortality rates between Japan and the U.S. unrelated to childhood vaccine coverage

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Vaccines contain unhealthy levels of aluminum; Japan’s elimination of vaccines has reduced infant mortality

SOURCE: Social Media User, Instagram

Published: 20 Feb 2024

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Epidemiological data refutes the claim that polio is renamed to hide the disease and the polio vaccine doesn’t work

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Polio vaccine doesn’t work; India had no cases of non-polio paralysis until polio vaccine was introduced; polio was renamed to hide its existence

SOURCE: Jaclyn Simone, Instagram

Published: 01 Feb 2024

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False-positive HIV tests don’t imply that a person is immunodeficient, contrary to claim by Peter McCullough

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“The HIV test can turn positive after COVID-19 as well as the vaccine”; “maybe a form of immunodeficiency is there”

SOURCE: Peter McCullough, Rumble, Instagram

Published: 30 Jan 2024

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Johns Hopkins report on the 2025 SPARS pandemic isn’t evidence that an upcoming pandemic is being planned

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“they already have the pandemic planned”; “there’s an 89-page pdf about how they’ll push everything”

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram

Published: 15 Jan 2024

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COVID-19 vaccines don’t cause leprosy, aren’t responsible for leprosy cases in Florida

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COVID-19 vaccines cause leprosy

SOURCE: Social media user, Instagram

Published: 11 Jan 2024

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Addressing false claims that Vitamin K shots have toxic levels of aluminum, Hepatitis B vaccines contain toxic ingredients, and more

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Vitamin K shots are dangerous because of toxic levels of aluminum; Hepatitis B vaccines contain toxic ingredients

SOURCE: Social media users, Instagram

Published: 13 Dec 2023

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Instagram reel rehashes old misinformation inaccurately linking autism with vaccines, glyphosate, and MTHFR mutations

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Vaccines, MTHFR mutation, and glyphosate lead to autism in children with brain injury

SOURCE: Nathan Riley, Instagram

Published: 23 Nov 2023

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